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  • Two weeks before last weekend's tragic plane crash, Poland's top military commanders got individual invitations from President Lech Kaczynski to fly with him to Western Russia to commemorate Stalin's 1940 massacre of Polish intellectuals and officers.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: April 15, 2010

  • Eerily, enough -- this movie was made during Stalin's purges and it made me wonder who survived filming.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The website The Whisperers: private lives in Stalin's Russia, is an example of why archiving, and oral history, is so important to us all.

    February 2009

  • Nor do the shelves in doorways and windows display films that show the situation in the Romania of Ceausescu, or in Stalin's Russia, or the North Korea of Kim Jong Il.

    Yoani Sanchez: The Devaluation of Piracy

  • The delegation was headed to an event commemorating a World War II Soviet massacre of Polish prisoners on Josef Stalin's order.

    Poland Faults Its Pilots in Crash, but Implicates Russia

  • The result of the government's virtual open-house policy was that a treasure trove of industrial and military intelligence ended up in Stalin's files.

    Allen M. Hornblum: Five Best

  • The cozy old Königsberg of the Teutonic Knights—the home, during the Enlightenment, of no less than Immanuel Kant—was transformed into Kaliningrad—a bleak Soviet place named after Mikhail Kalinin, the token peasant who was titular head of Stalin's USSR.

    Eastern Reproaches

  • After a time, Stalin decides to complete the role-swap, and tells the writer that from now own he will do Stalin's job and run the Soviet Union.

    Multiple Personalities at Play

  • His works – which have sold 30 million copies – opened the world's eyes to the horrors of Stalin's prison camps, where the writer's own incarceration shaped his searing political observations.

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'last stories' will appear in English at last

  • Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece, The Gulag Archipelago – written in secrecy in the Soviet Union and published in Paris in 1973 – is the definitive account of Stalin's political penal system.

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'last stories' will appear in English at last

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