Soviet Union

Orwell’s ‘1984’: How to misread a classic

Shawnna Morris | 13 June 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1984, communism, George Orwell, Soviet Union

Roger Scruton on national identity and the legacy of communism

Roger Scruton | 13 June 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, fall of communism, nationalism, Soviet Union

Remembering Solzhenitsyn: Observations on the Gospel, socialism, and power

Lawrence W. Reed | 26 October 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: communism, heroes, Solzhenitsyn, Soviet Union

Memorials of faith under oppression in a Baltic state

Chiara Bertoglio | 11 Sep 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: genocide, Lithuania, Soviet Union

Maria Yudina - the woman who killed Stalin?

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 July 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Soviet Union, Stalin

‘A holiday in Siberia’: a Polish survivor’s story

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 December 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethnic cleansing, Poland, refugees, Soviet Union, World War II

Europe’s free speech problem: a cautionary tale

Paul Coleman | 15 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Europe, free speech, Soviet Union, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The unfolding of a totalitarian impulse.

The heroic life and mysterious disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg

Francis Phillips | 12 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Soviet Union, WW II
A new biography leaves important questions about this WWII hero unanswered.

‘1944’: Eurovision and the Crimean Tartars

James Harris | 14 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: genocide, Soviet Union, Ukraine
The Ukraine's contestant remembers Soviet crimes.

The bitter lessons of unbridled freedom

Francis Phillips | 23 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Communism, Russia, Soviet Union
The older generation of Russians suffered terribly after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Is this the most miserable place on earth?

Francis Phillips | 17 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Communism, Russia, Soviet Union
A Polish journalist hitchhikes along Russia's remote Kolyma Highway.

“The Last Man in Russia”

Francis Phillips | 08 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: alcoholism, Communism, Russia, Soviet Union
Russia is dying. Its population is shrinking. Its people are drinking themselves to death. Why?

The Fall of the Soviet Empire

Francis Phillips | 04 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Eastern Europe, Soviet Union
Lenin was an expert in kindling revolutions, but he would have been puzzled by the one which took place in 1989 in Eastern Europe. 

The Whisperers

Francis Phillips | 11 January 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Soviet Union
Everyday family life in Stalin's Russia was a torment. 

From the shadows of Stalin’s Russia

Francis Phillips | 01 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Soviet Union
A lost diary and a memoir of lost ancestors put flesh on tragic themes of the 20th century.

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