SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Masha Gessen
It is believed that “Stalin’s Epigram” led to Mandelstam’s arrest, in 1934. The poet died in the Gulag in 1938. Every line is recognizable six decades later.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Yuri Dmitriev's family believes he has been jailed on false pedophelia charges because his findings challenge a sanitized version of history favored by Russian nationalists.
Churchill, Stalin and the Legacy of the Grand Alliance: An Interview with Professor Geoffrey Roberts
by Aaron J. Leonard
Geoffrey Roberts assesses the history and legacy of the wartime alliance and political relationship between Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Vera Golubeva spent more than six years in one of Joseph Stalin’s gulag camps. Her crime? “To this day, I still don’t know,” she says.
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