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Kengir Gulag Uprising

What is the Kengir Gulag Uprising?

Kengir is a village in Kazakhstan’s central region. A prison labor camp of the Steplag division of the Gulag in Kazakhstan was established adjacent to it during the Soviet era. The camp, which was located near the central-Kazakhstan city of Dzhezkazgan, near the Kara-Kengir River, held approximately 5,200 prisoners. But did you know that this …

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What was Hitler’s Winter Blunder?

Hitler was one of the most despised figures in modern history. He single-handedly orchestrated monstrous events that led to the deaths of millions of people. But despite his military prowess, did you know that he committed many major mistakes that led to his ultimate demise?  Hitler did not get to anticipate the harsh Russian winters …

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What Happened to Vladimir Bekhterev?

Today we understand how important psychology is in defining how well people work and function. The study has been around for centuries and was often misunderstood back in the day. But did you know the story about Stalin’s session with Vladimir Bekhterev? People were not aware, but Stalin struggled with depression. He called on Vladimir …

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When Truman told Stalin about the Manhattan project in July of 1945, Stalin displayed little reaction, since Stalin had known about the project for almost 4 years before Truman, and he arguably knew more about it than Truman himself did.

POTSDAM AND THE FINAL DECISION TO USE THE BOMB After President Harry S. Truman received word of the success of the Trinity test, his need for the help of the Soviet Union in the war against Japan was greatly diminished. The Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin, had promised to join the war against Japan by August …

When Truman told Stalin about the Manhattan project in July of 1945, Stalin displayed little reaction, since Stalin had known about the project for almost 4 years before Truman, and he arguably knew more about it than Truman himself did. Read More »

Who is Chrese Evans?

If you are familiar with the history of the Soviet Union, names like Rasputin, the Romanovs, and more would definitely ring a bell. But do you know who Joseph Stalin is? Let alone who his daughter and granddaughter are? Let’s find out more. Joseph Stalin’s Granddaughter – Chrese Evans is now a buddhist American who …

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