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Russian History
26.5k views10 Lesser-Known Facts About The Russian Revolution That Put It Into ContextIn 2017, the Russian Revolution celebrated it's centennial. Despite the massive impact it had on the world, Russian Revolution his...
What It's Like
53.6k views13 Things You Didn't Know About Daily Life In The Soviet UnionHere's the standard high school history class summary of the Soviet Union: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a co...
Russian History
74.2k viewsThe Reasons Why The Soviet Union Collapsed So SuddenlyOn December 25, 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev announced both his resignation as president of the Soviet Union and the communist state's ...
Photography
2.7k votersThe Creepiest, Most Haunting Photos Of The Russian RevolutionThough the memorialization of any distressing period throughout history is often unsettling, the Russian revolution produced some ...
World History
145.7k views13 Stomach-Churning Facts About Being Held Prisoner In The Soviet GulagsWhat are Soviet Gulags? What happened in Gulags? And what did they accomplish? The word "Gulag" is actually an acronym of its offi...
Politics
27.3k viewsEvery Government System Russia Has Tried, From Its Early History To Vladimir PutinRussian government types over history are incredibly diverse, as the country seems to have exhausted virtually all their options. ...
Historical Photos
145.8k views13 Photos That Show What Life Was Really Like In The Soviet UnionFrom 1917 to 1991, the Soviet Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was the largest socialist state on the planet, and the bi...
Old Stuff
17k views20+ Surreal Photographs During The Fall of The Soviet UnionThe Soviet Union officially ceased to exist in late 1991, but the photos of the fall of the USSR still linger in the public consci...
History
89.1k viewsEverything To Know About City 40, The Secret Town Where Russia Began Its Nuclear ProgramCity 40, or what is today known as Ozersk, is a closed city in Russia that the Soviet Union created during the Cold War. City 40 d...
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73.3k viewsSoviet Spies Working in the United StatesList of Soviet spies and secret agents operating within the United States. The following individuals worked as espionage agents at...
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10.4k viewsThe Day Russia Completely Ran Out Of VodkaWhen many Russians celebrate, they tend to do so with a vengeance — not that anyone could blame them after all that they had been ...
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180.9k viewsWe Found Photos of Creepy Fake American Towns Built By The Soviets To "Understand America"Imagine Fords and Chevrolets, parked with the windows down, in a drive-in movie theater advertising Western previews; imagine pood...
Russian History
10.9k viewsYes, The Soviets Had Their Own Communist Mickey Mouse - And Now It's A Multimillion-Dollar EmpireAlthough you may never have heard of Krtek, he's a legend in some parts of the world. Also known as "The Little Mole," Krtek (pron...
Chinese History
1.6k votersThese Chinese-Russian Communist Propaganda Posters Look Like Ads For Interracial Gay MarriageIn October 1949, Mao Zedong announced the creation of the People's Republic of China. China and Russia had long been allies and no...
Food History
752 votersUnconventional Foods People Ate To Survive In Soviet RussiaThe Soviet Union took shape after a series of revolutions during the early 20th century. Characterized by some of its best-known l...
Death
40.7k viewsHolodomor Was A Man-Made Soviet Famine That Killed Millions, And Most People Have Never Heard Of ItThe Holodomor was a Soviet state-induced famine in Ukraine between 1932 and 1933. For nearly two years, Joseph Stalin starved Ukra...
Russian History
28.6k viewsHere’s What Happened When The Soviets Changed The Calendar To Get Rid Of WeekendsOn September 29, 1929, the USSR had its last Sunday for 11 years. In an effort to boost productivity and eliminate religion, Josef...
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6.8k viewsWhat Really Happened Right After The Collapse Of The USSRIt was years in the making, but when it actually came, the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 occurred suddenly. In the immediat...