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Dmitry Yazov

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”

С День Красной Армии!

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!”

Our Internationalist duty.

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.”

Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov, a tribute

On this day, February 9th 36 years ago the Soviet people and the world Communist movement lost a reliable ally, Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov. Yuri Vladimirovich succeeded Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, and Chairman of theContinue reading “Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov, a tribute”

The Chinese people are resilient!

I, as well as every other Communist and decent human being in the world would like to express my gratitude and great respect to the Chinese people and their guiding force in society, the Communist Party of China for their continued fight against the Corona virus. Although there is much work to be done andContinue reading “The Chinese people are resilient!”

Stalingrad—77 years of victory

On this day in 1943 the Soviet Red Army defeated the fascist invaders in the city that bore Comrade Stalin’s name, Stalingrad. The Soviet forces under the command of Marshal Gregory Zhukov encircled the German 6th army and captured the German Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus. The battle was the bloodiest engagement of the Great PatrioticContinue reading “Stalingrad—77 years of victory”

“Leo Tolstoy as a mirror of the Russian Revolution”

In “Leo Tolstoy as a mirror to the Russian Revolution” Vladimir Ilyich makes one quintessential point that he uses the rest of his essay justifying, which is “The Contradictions in Tolstoy’s views are indeed a mirror of these contradictory conditions under which the peasantry had to play their historical part in our revolution”(Lenin, 7). AtContinue reading ““Leo Tolstoy as a mirror of the Russian Revolution””

Eternal Glory to the Heroes of Leningrad!

On this day 76 years ago the Red Army reestablished the rail connection between Leningrad and Moscow, the Siege which lasted over 872 days finally came to an end. The suffering of the millions of people in the city were immense, however they prevailed in the face of fascist brutality. The Second city of theContinue reading “Eternal Glory to the Heroes of Leningrad!”

The Immediate task of this Soviet Periodical.

Hello My name is De’Vonte Armond Tinsley and I am a Russian Undergraduate Student at Virginia tech. Since I was 10 years old I have had an avid passion for Russian history and politics, specifically the Soviet era. I am absolutely amazed and captivated by the history of such a wonderful country, and extremely disappointedContinue reading “The Immediate task of this Soviet Periodical.”