On this day 45 years ago, the People’s army of Vietnam along with the Liberation army of South Vietnam(Vietcong) captured Saigon the capital of the puppet state of South Vietnam and dissolved the Saigon government, officially marking the end of colonial domination of Vietnam and unification.
Matryoshka or nesting dolls first appeared in Russia around 1892. They come in a variety of sizes, characters and number of dolls nested one inside the other. The development of Matryoshka dolls was centered around the Russian city of Sergiev Posad, Russia’s center for toy making, about 50 miles outside of Moscow. The Sergiev Posad […]
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Happy Women’s Day! I would like to thank all the important women in my life for their invaluable place in my development. That includes my Great grandmother, Mother, my many grandmas and my girlfriend Trina! This day is also important in the history of the workers movement across the world, as it was first recognizedContinue reading “С Международным женским днём!”
“some call Stalin the left-wing radical, others call him the last Russian emperor, the great statesman, heir to Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great. Some consider him an internationalist, while others call him a national Bolshevik and a supporter of Russian great power. For some, he is a militant atheist, on whose orders churches were closed,Continue reading “Stalin and His Time”
Below is a short essay on the lead up to the Great October Socialist Revolution, the most important historical event in the history of the Soviet State. In the watershed of Russian history that was the 18th and 19th centuries, each one of these events, listed in chronological order, had an — if not equalContinue reading “The Road to the Great October Socialist Revolution”
Dmitry Yazov the last Marshall of the Soviet Union died yesterday in his hometown of Omsk. His military career began in Leningrad after he enlisted at age 17 in the Red Army in 1941. After which he was involved in operations from Czechoslovakia to Cuba and Afghanistan, and was even on the island during theContinue reading “Dmitry Yazov”
On February 23rd 1918 the Red Army was founded and immediately began combating the forces of the Imperialist German Army and the Counter Revolutionary Whites. The Red Army distinguished itself in battle and proved able to answer Lenin’s call to battle and save the young Soviet Republic! Great credit to organizing the Army is toContinue reading “С День Красной Армии!”
On February 15th 1989 the Last Soviet forces withdrew from the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. The war was sparked by a series of disastrous reforms by the Afghan Communist who had just recently taken power. Their reforms, such as allowing women the right to education, promoting secularism, and land reform; while good intentioned caused aContinue reading “Our Internationalist duty.”
A Pravda article by Kirill Solodub, it discusses the current “Patriotism” of the Russian Government and its anti-people nature.
Народ и власть отнюдь не едины