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There are 22 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Lenin".

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1. Famine and Relief

In 1921, Russia was in a catastrophic state. Famine raged, and American aid proved crucial to the nation's survival.

Tags: Hoover, Lenin, ARA, 1920s, famine
2. New Economic Policy

In the Soviet era, NEP had always been regarded as a strange, only vaguely understood, and not very sensible chapter in Soviet history: a pause between the heroic Civil War and the no less heroic Five-Year Plans.

Tags: economy, soviet era, lenin, nep
3. City Spotlight: Barnaul

A carjacking museum, Soviet statues, and Hollywood letters: let's take a closer look at one of Russia's best-hidden gems, the city of Barnaul. 

Tags: lenin, Altai, medicine, food, cars, barnaul
4. War Communism Sputters

War Communism was on the ropes in the fall of 1920. What's a dictator to do?

Tags: NEP, communism, Lenin
5. Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus

This week, education is worth fighting for; corrupt officials go for all-or-nothing; and Lenin's mausoleum makeover is cancelled.

Tags: architecture, space, corruption, bears, lenin, Siberia, education
6. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
7. The Saratov Duma (Almost) Gets a Lenin Makeover

A group of communist politicians attempt to celebrate Lenin's 150th with music and posters.

Tags: birthday, communists, communism, lenin, Saratov
8. TBT: The Treaty of Rapallo

This little-known treaty actually set the stage for the devastation of Europe that was to come.

Tags: Lenin, bolsheviks, nazi germany, military, WWII, WWI, Germany, rapallo
9. #TBT: Two Vladimirs, One Country

They could not have been more different, but both these Vladimirs had a huge impact on Russian history.

Tags: bards, vladimir vysotsky, lenin, stalin
10. No Shortage of Soup and Porridge!

Hearty Russian soups to warm up this autumn, all seven days a week. 

Tags: peasants, fish, mushrooms, lenin, rus', ancient russia, russian food, soup

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