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16 January 2017


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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Khrushchev".

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1. Nikita S. Khrushchev
By Linda DeLaine

On February 24, 1956, Khrushchev delivered his now infamous secret speech. It would change everything... sort of...

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Tags: soviet era, khrushchev
2. The Latchkey Murders

Senior Lieutenant Pavel Matyushkin is back on the case in this prequel to the popular mystery Murder at the Dacha, in which a serial killer is on the loose in Khrushchev’s Moscow...

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Tags: fiction, history, soviet, Khrushchev, Moscow
3. A Soviet Leader in the US? Preposterous!
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

When you're a Soviet dictator, it's rare that you get the chance to tour the US, visiting movie sets, meat freezers, and steel mills, being featured on TV, and laughing at angry farmers. Nikita Khrushchev got that chance 55 years ago. And he made the most of it.

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Tags: eisenhower, khrushchev, united states
4. Why Did Soviet Houses All Look the Same?
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

Ever wonder why Soviet houses looked so drab, colorless, and interchangeable? It all started with Nikita Khrushchev's battle against architectural excess, and continues to plague Russia to this day.

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Tags: khrushchev, russia, russian architecture, russian history, moscow, politics
5. Murder at the Dacha

Senior Lieutenant Pavel Matyushkin has a problem. Several, actually. Not the least of them is the fact that a powerful Soviet boss has been murdered, and Matyushkin's surly commander has given him an unreasonably short time frame to close the case.

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Tags: fiction, history, soviet, Khrushchev, Moscow, Moscow
6. Doctor Zhivago and Khrushchev
By Linda DeLaine

Find out what this son of peasants turned Premier of the Soviet Union had to do with an upper class writer and his epic novel.

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Tags: Literature, khrushchev

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