Posts Tagged: Soviet Union
During the Cold War, it not only served the Soviet Union’s purposes to overestimate the size of its nuclear weapons program, but the United States.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The more party members Stalin killed, the more he thought he had to kill.
The case of Sovietologists’ inability to foresee the end of the Soviet Union grows curiouser and curiouser.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
This excerpt from scholar and activist Lawrence Wittner's autobiography recounts a visit to the Soviet Union and an unusual historical find.
Stephen Cohen explores the conventional wisdom about Soviet and Russian history in his latest book.
Why North Korea was a global crisis canary.