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Rapid or moderate pace of industrialization in the Soviet Union – what was at stake? (A brief overview)

This is a modified excerpt from a recent discussion I’ve had concerning the nature and role of the industrialization process in the early years of the Soviet Union. True, industrialization did start under the Tsarist rule, but rapid industrialization, the … 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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