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The Collapse of the Soviet Union Reconsidered by Roger Keeran and Thomas Kenny (May 10, 2014)

http://mltoday.com/the-collapse-of-the-soviet-union-reconsidered We argued that the Soviet Union did not collapse because socialism failed. Rather, the system of socialism based on collective or state ownership of property and state planning proved a remarkable success, particularly from the point of view of … Continue reading

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Why it is improbable that Russia ever considered annexing eastern parts of the Ukraine

Recently I’ve read an article on Vox.com in which author Max Fisher states his opinion that it’s the effect of limited sanctions imposed by the USA and the EU that is preventing Russia from acquiring new territories to the west. … Continue reading

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