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Articles about soviet

Entertainment
by heanders
8 years ago
Game of Chess in Soviet Russia

This is an overview of chess in Soviet Russia. It was a popular game and used by the government for propaganda purposes.

History
by Kaden01
9 years ago
The Soviet Experiment, part three

Mikhail Gorbachev, ascended to the position of General Secretary of the Soviet Union in 1985. It was during this historical period that U.S. - U.S.S.R. hostilities were thickening. In the United States, Roland Reagan was framing an arguement through pop culture films, such as Rocky...

Sports
by heanders
7 years ago
Soviet Hockey: KLM, the Best Hockey Line Ever?

The KLM Soviet hockey line that played for CSKA Moscow, the Red Army team. Some consider it the best forward hockey line ever.

History
by Kaden01
9 years ago
The Soviet Experiment part two

This article is entittled The Soviet Experiment part two. If you have not read part one, I recommend you read it now. Joseph Stalin died in 1953, some say by posion, others say by natural causes. There was a strong urge to assassinate Stalin...

Environment
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
What Really Caused The Chernobyl Disaster?

This article explains the causes of the Chernobyl disaster. 

History
by nextyear
10 years ago
The History and Collapse of the Soviet Union

The collapse of the Russian government during the early part of the 1900s, partially caused by the Bolsheviks, meaning "majority men", brought about the existence of theUnion of Soviet Socialist Republics - The Soviet Union. Then the time came for the power struggle in which Nikolai Lenin, the head of the Bolsheviks, became premier of the Soviet Russia. He then took on the lead to abolish Russia's social and economic system completely. Following this, the newly-established government of the proletariat took over the ownership of all the land and industry. The intention of Lenin to impose the doctrines of Karl Marx all over the land came as a shock and a cause for bewilderment for most of the people that civil war broke out during the year 1918. The whole country was in total distress in terms of economy.

Entertainment
by heanders
8 years ago
The 1972 World Chess Championship

This is a brief history of the 1972 World Chess Championship match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky. It mentions the state of chess in Soviet Russia and America before and after the match.

History
by weianow
8 years ago
The History of NATO

Why was NATO formed and what is its purpose today? Who belongs to NATO?

History
by mynameismatt
7 years ago
The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Retrospective

"Hindsight is 20/20" This is a very common saying. All of us can probably look back in regret at a missed opportunity, or at a situation we should have handled differently. The annals of history are no different, as demonstrated by the factors which led to World War I and World War II. Let's look back at the Cuban Missile Crisis. Specifically, let's focus on the events leading up to it, the infamous thirteen days of the crisis, and some mistakes that could have been avoided along the way.

Entertainment
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
Command And Conquer: Red Alert: The Best PC Game Of All Time?

Are you a fan of RTS (Real-Time Strategy) games? You may agree that Command and Conquer: Red Alert was one the greatest games of all time.

History
by Saving History
7 years ago
Operation Barbarossa; German Defeat on the Eastern Front

Article discusses Operation Barbarossa. The operation was extremely well planned and yet resulted in the German defeat on the Eastern Front.

History
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
Is Poland The Next European Power?

This article explains how Poland's military became more advanced over the past decade.

History
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
Was World War II An Inevitable Conflict?

World War II was the most destructive war in history. Was it an event that had to occur or could it have been avoided?

History
by footloose
8 years ago
October Revolutions

The Bolsheviks October revolution in 1917 eventually led to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. They didn't want to be Soviet induced communists anymore.

Travel & Places
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
What Is The CSTO And Will Ukraine Join It?

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is the modern version of the Soviet Union. Does Putin just want to counter NATO expansion or have Ukraine join this treaty permanently?

Travel & Places
by Spondicious
9 years ago
Armenia - An Overview

Armenia is a landlocked mountainous country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Situated at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. It has Turkey to the west and Georgia to the north. On another of its other borders is with Azerbaijan. In the immediate post Soviet era...

History
by DubeluWriter
5 years ago
Kaliningrad: How Important Is It To Russia?

After World war II, Poland and the Soviet Union changed their borders. Today, Kaliningrad is part of Russia. Will Poland allow this territory to become militarized in an unprecedented manner?

History
by Amerowolf
7 years ago
Three Amazing Snipers Mostly Forgotten by History

There are a lot of amazing snipers out there, some have gotten books written about them or movies made based on their exploits. However, the thing about history is that it can be sketchy at best. Some things great stories slip through the fingers of time because they were never recorded or because no one was around to see it.

Entertainment
by Kaden01
9 years ago
Red Alert: Alternative history?

Red Alert is a Westwood Studios video game that was released in 1996. The game followed on the heels of the very popular Command and Conquer: Tiberian Dawn released in 1995. This game allows you to play in an alternative reality....

History
by Kaden01
9 years ago
The Werwolf resistance

As Nazi Germany's downfall become more and more imminent. Groups of ununiformed, partisan, commandoes were sent behind enemy lines. These actions which began in 1944 are relatively uneventufl. However, they were called the Werwolfs and would be instrumental in continuing the war after Nazi...

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