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  1. 2 days ago · Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin[f](born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili;[g]18 December [O.S.6 December] 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet politician and revolutionary who led the Soviet Unionfrom 1924 until his deathin 1953. He held power as General Secretary of the Communist Partyfrom 1922 to 1952 and Chairman of the Council of Ministersfrom ...

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      Vasily Iosifovich Stalin Dzhugashvili (Georgian: ვასილი...

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      Malenkov was born in Orenburg in the Russian Empire on...

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      Svetlana Iosifovna Alliluyeva (born Stalina; 28 February...

  2. 1 day ago · History of Russia. Medieval Russian states around 1470, including Novgorod, Tver, Pskov, Ryazan, Rostov and Moscow. The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs. [1] [2] The traditional start date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in 862, ruled by Varangians.

  3. 4 days ago · The invention of Soviet foreign policy. in 20th-century international relations in A fragile stability, 1922–29. Written by. Walter A. McDougall. Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Author of The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age and others.

  4. Jul 6, 2024 · Nikolai Karamzin, sentimentalist writer and historian, author of the 12-volume History of the Russian State, the principal early 19th-century account of national history; Vasily Klyuchevsky, dominated Russian historiography at the turn of the 20th century, shifted focus from politics and society to geography and economy

  5. Jul 2, 2024 · Explore world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries including biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines. These resources provide information on people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.

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  6. 4 days ago · Russia - Soviet Union, Cold War, Eurasia: 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 1917 was spontaneous, leaderless, and fueled by deep resentment over the economic and social conditions that had ...

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  8. 1 day ago · Russia - Politics, Economy, Geography: Toward the end of Yeltsin’s tenure as president, Vladimir Putin began playing a more important role. During the Soviet period, he joined the KGB and worked in East Germany for many years. Fluent in German and proficient in English, Putin worked for the liberal mayor of St. Petersburg, Anatoly Sobchak, in the initial post-Soviet period and ended up in ...

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