Seven years in Soviet Russia with a retrospect by Paul Scheffer

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Statement[by] Paul Scheffer ; authorised translation by Arthur Livingston.
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Paginationxvi, 357p. ;
Number of Pages357
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The chapters of this book are a record of the author's seven years as a journalist in Soviet Russia. They will be found to give a picture of Soviet Russia in a chronological form; they may be thus of value to the future historian of the Soviet Union.

After Stalingrad: Seven Years as a Soviet Prisoner of War Kindle Edition And better to be a German POW with the Soviets than a Russian POW with the Germans.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scheffer, Paul. Seven years in Soviet Russia. Westport, Conn., Hyperion Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Vanished without trace: the story of seven years in Soviet Russia.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. World War, -- Prisoners and prisons, Russian. Mainly because of the author, which as a prisoner of war for 7 years, descrives his experiences of captivity and also his honest opinion about the Soviet Regime and the Russians, honestly and without the filter of "correctivness".4/5.

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The plot follows the life of Yuri Zhivago from his childhood, through the years of the First World War, the Russian Revolution and the Civil War. One of the most impressive autobiographies I've read, unique perspective from a brilliant, unbelievably disciplined and religious foreigner adjusting to life in Soviet Russia, surviving the worst times (), fully immersed in the society (working in one of the largest factories in Moscow), with deep understanding of the Russian soul, way of thinking and the workings of the system Cited by: 9.

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Laughing Allegra: The. The brutal Seven years in Soviet Russia book of Iosif STALIN () strengthened communist rule and Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives.

After defeating Germany in World War II as part of an alliance with the US (), the USSR expanded its territory and influence in Eastern Europe and emerged as a global power. By the Brezhnev years, in the late s and s, there were also Soviet-made cars and tiny country houses—such at least was the Soviet consumer dream, and it was within reach for a significant number of Russians.

About the Author. Adelbert Holl fought as an infantryman in the German 6th Army at Stalingrad during protracted battle for the city. He was taken prisoner when the Germans surrendered and spent the next seven years in Soviet prison camps.

In he was repatriated to Germany. In two outstanding volumes of memoirs - Ais Infanterist in Stalingrad /5(). I asked Anne Applebaum, who wrote Gulag: A History of the Soviet Camps, if she could offer any advice on finding gave me tips but added: ‘You’re a bit late.’ The people who.

About this Item: J. Lippincott, Philadelphia, Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. RUSSIA. Beginning with the causes, meaning and aims of the Soviet Revolution, the epic development of Russia unfolds through each successive crisis down toIncludes an Index.

A hundred years ago, the October Revolution brought about the biggest social experiment ever: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Since its demise two decades ago, much has been written about its origin, and its politics, economics, and history more broadly. The field of Sovietology, once highl. For the urban workforce of the Soviet Union, Septemwas a Sunday like any other—a day of rest after six days of labor.

Sunday was the prize at the finish line: a day’s holiday, where people might see family, attend church or clean their homes. According to Richard Overy, Russian sources state thatout of 2, POWs died in Soviet captivity.

In his revised Russian language edition of Soviet Casualties and Combat Losses, Krivosheev put the number of German military POWs at 2, and dead at(, German nationals from other nations) However, Soviet era sources are disputed by historians in the West.

The book provides a straightforward narrative of the events taking place in Russia since the s: the unexpected liberalization under Gorbachev and the heady years from to. (The following history is taken from the book, Researching the Germans from Russia, compiled by Michael M.

Miller, published by the Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo,pages xvii-xix.) The story of the Germans from Russia had its beginning in while Catherine II, a former German princess of the principality of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia.

“Born in the USSR” is an award-winning documentary series that started out as the Soviet version of British director Michael Apted’s “7 Up,” the project that has followed a group of children starting at age 7 and checked in with them every seven years.

Bones And Grooves: The Weird Secret History Of Soviet X-Ray Music Music Interviews. January 9, PM ET. Heard on All Things Considered. Western music may have been changing the world. According to official Soviet estimates, more than 14 million people passed through the Gulag from towith a further 7 to 8 million being deported and exiled to remote areas of the Soviet Union (including entire nationalities in several cases).

According to a study of recently declassified archival Soviet data, a total of 1, people died in the Gulag (not including labor. What this book is, what this book is not, and why you should read it Which brings us to the book that you hold in your hands. InMSRI sponsored a trip to Russia, to visit specialized math schools and math cir-cles in St.

Petersburg and Moscow. Our host in Moscow was the remark-able Moscow Center for Continuous Mathematical Education (MCCME). Russia’s Soviet era was distinguished not by economic growth or human development, but by the use of the economy to build national power.

On the centenary of the Bolshevik revolution ofthis column shows that while the education of women and better survival rates of children improved opportunities for many citizens, Soviet Russia was a tough and unequal environment in. Years of Russia, the USSR and the Collapse of Soviet Communism.

This title is a new edition of 'Years of Russia and the USSR', which charts Russian history from the reign of Alexander II through to the eventual fall of communism and the break up of the Soviet Union. book Soviet Russian USSR Development of children years and preparing for school in good condition in the book of pages.

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Soviet Russia in China: A Summing-Up at Seventy. By Kai-Shek Chiang. No cover image Ten years later, inhe founded in Honolulu the first Chinese. Frozen in Time Forty five years ago, eight Soviet women climbers were pinned on top of a high mountain in the USSR in the worst storm in 25 years.

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Speaker of the Supreme Soviet, then the Russian parliament, offering advice and to. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized inwere led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

In the decade between and some eleven million people in the Soviet Union starved to death, first as a result of Soviet policy, then as a result of German policy. For Hitler, as for Stalin, Ukraine was the center of a magical economy: there the rules of traditional economics could be broken and the way opened to a new world.

Her death was reported by the Russian news media, which said the cause was cancer. Sentenced inon her 29th birthday, to the seven-year maximum term for “anti-Soviet. Russia - Russia - Soviet Russia: The following is a general overview of the history of Russia during the period of Soviet domination.

For full coverage of the history of the Soviet Union, see the article Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The February Revolution of was spontaneous, leaderless, and fueled by deep resentment over the economic and social conditions that had prevailed in.

Black Famine in Ukraine A Struggle for Existence. The Russian Republic (where no famine took place), shows a steady increase as did all seven other Soviet Republics, with.

The Family in Soviet Russia. Magazine article. By: Sidney Webb Date: April Source: Webb, Sidney. "The Family in Soviet Russia."Current History.

(April ): About the Author: Sidney Webb (–) was a British aristocrat who supported Socialism and the Soviet Union's shift from monarchy to a communist state. Webb served as a member of Parliament (MP) and was a member of. Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR.

Bloody Sunday ; peaceful march by Russians turned deadly when the tzar's guards fired on the crowd killing hundreds. I have covered Russia and the former Soviet Union since the end of the Soviet period.

Between andI completed three postings to Moscow: one for .8 Conducting An Orchestra Was Viewed As Capitalist. Moscow launched the First Symphonic Orchestra in It was a special type of orchestra, hailed as a “revolutionary step in music.” It was, after all, the only orchestra in the world without a conductor.

Conductors, the Soviets felt, were the bosses of orchestras, and having some big shot with a baton telling everyone else how to keep.But 30 years ago this week, a US Olympic hockey team made up of college amateurs beat a Soviet team of experienced hockey goliaths in Lake Placid.

Now that’s a miracle. Now that’s a : Robert Marquand.

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