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Disneyland? Nyet!

In 1959, the relationship between The West and the Soviet Union seemed larger than life.  Every diplomatic gesture by either side had drastic implications about the very fate of humanity.  The United States was led by the popular Warld War … Continue reading

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Putinism (Review)

Russia seems, to me, to be a dark, mysterious, dangerous, and forbidding place. Perhaps that is so, because I grew up in the midst of the Cold War.  The very taboo nature of the Soviet Union engaged my fascination like … Continue reading

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