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The Mustache the Masses Loved… Or Did They?

Joseph Stalin became the center of the Communist Party as the 1930′s passed.  Stalin had the short history of the Bolshevik party and the revolution re-written by a group of “objective” historians, to portray a history of the Communist Party … Continue reading

Russian Settlers

Test post for slider. A family of Russian settlers on the road to a new life in Mugan’ in the early twentieth century.  We will be using the beautiful images from the Prokudin-Gorskii collection at the Library of Congress inspire blog posts about the Empire that was Russia for the first weekly digest of 20th-Century Russia.

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Russian Settlers near Azerbaijan, 1905-1915