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Life Under Stalin: Childhood or Cult?

“The slogan “Thanks to Comrade Stalin for our happy childhood” rang without irony for children who were cared for, believed in the society that cared for them, and accepted its structures of authority.” (Childhood Under Stalin)  Stalin worked hard to create the impression that he was a benevolent and caring ruler both domestically and abroad. […]

“Thanks to Comrade Stalin for Our Happy Childhood…” Really?

The Bolsheviks made many changes to the face of the Soviet Union, not least of all was the change to children’s education. Stalin and the Bolsheviks wanted to create a strong communist society and what better way than to start … Continue reading

Образование масс

With the revolution in February, the socialist youth movement emerged out of young workers throughout Russia. They pushed for more education opportunities and education for everyone. This youth movement join with the Bolsheviks Party and they helped to create policies … Continue reading