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Articles with keyword "Soviet Union"

Paula A. Michaels


Impertinent Questions with Paula A. Michaels

On the Soviet experiment that became Lamaze.   

Josef Stalin, 1949


“The Greatest Genius of Mankind”

Website on Gulag presents daily struggle for survival


Women in Combat

Soviet women who fought in World War II tell their stories in an exhibition in Ohio.


The Unknown Cold War

Top-secret documents provide a glimpse behind the Iron Curtain.

Georges Collinet broadcasting "Bonjour L'Afrique from Washington, D.C.


From Maxi Voom Voom to Afropop

Georges Collinet was a rock ’n’ roll-playing, Cold War DJ; now he's an elder stateman of world music.

Plaque with face of Stefan Zeromski


Żeromski the Magnificent!

The novelist who captured Polish life even as it was changing

Philip Mosely with Fred Stolling


The Cold War’s Organization Man

How Philip Mosely helped Soviet Studies moderate U.S. foreign policy.

Image of Herbert Hoover


The Politics of Food

How America kept Russia from starving.


Akhmatova's Boswell

From the early 1980s until around 2000, there was a publishing explosion of Russian diaries and memoirs recalling Stalin’s Terror and World War II.

Image of bench/ step-stool from former East Germany


California's Cold War Museum

All things communist -- from the Berlin Wall to Soviet tchotchkes -- find a home at the Wende.