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Did the Soviet Union EVER Recover from WW2? Did the Soviet Union EVER Recover from WW2?

Did the Soviet ‘Economy’ EVER Recover from WW2? That’s the question we’re asking today, and it was prompted by a question from one of my Patrons, Mitchell Line, who asked – “Hi! I was wondering what was the state of the soviet union after the end of the war and what did they do to…

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19.1 The Russian Revolution(s) of 1917 19.1 The Russian Revolution(s) of 1917

What is the link between this egg, that Disney Princess, and that military parade? This and much more today on Prof. Girard’s world history course. When Karl Marx first came up with the notion of communism he predicted that the revolution would happen first in highly industrialized countries like Germany or France, maybe Britain, and…

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The Lands of my Father (EN) / جزائرية في لينينغراد (AR) / Les Terres de mon Père (FR) The Lands of my Father (EN) / جزائرية في لينينغراد (AR) / Les Terres de mon Père (FR)

I think the reason why my dad was so open-minded and tolerant was the range of people he socialised with He worked in the railways and socialised with the workers Most rail workers were communists My dad would hang out with communists and, paradoxically, with priests as well One day, I remember telling him: ‘Priests…

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National Anthem of China: March of the Volunteers National Anthem of China: March of the Volunteers

Arise, ye who refuse to be slaves! With our flesh and blood, let us build a new Great Wall! As China faces its greatest peril From each one the urgent call to action comes forth. Arise! Arise! Arise! Millions of but one heart Braving the enemies’ fire! March on! Braving the enemies’ fire! March on!…

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The Russian civil war (Bedtime Story) The Russian civil war (Bedtime Story)

Welcome back children. Today I will continue the story of Vladimir Lenin. The man whose brother was killed by the evil Tsar. When we left of Vladimir had just liberated the poor people of Russia from the evil tsar and ended the evil war with Germany. But the armies of the Tsar where still around.…

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The Cold War, represented with Spongebob [Use Subtitles] The Cold War, represented with Spongebob [Use Subtitles]

Stop it United States if I really wanted to be the best world super power That award I could win it with my tanks behind my lines That can be arranged You’re a capitalist pig USA Maybe so But I have had the best economy for 26 months in a row A-Are you trying to…

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History of Russia Part 5 History of Russia Part 5

In 1881, Russian Emperor Alexander II was assassinated by left-wing terrorists in St.Petersburg. Today, the place where he was fatally wounded is marked by the magnificent Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Alexander II had been a reformer, hailed as ‘the Liberator’ for freeing Russia’s serfs. But his son and successor, Alexander III, believed…

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National Anthem of the Russian Empire: God Save the Tsar [Remastered] National Anthem of the Russian Empire: God Save the Tsar [Remastered]

God, save the Tsar! Strong, sovereign Reign for glory, our glory! God, save the Tsar! Strong, sovereign Reign for glory, our glory! Reign to make foes fear, Orthodox Tsar! God, save the Tsar! Reign to make foes fear, Orthodox Tsar! God, save the Tsar! God, save the Tsar! Strong, sovereign Reign for glory, for our…

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What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained

Welcome back to Ideology explained in this episode I am going to tell you about Leninism. To understand Leninism we have to understand the situation of Russia in 1917. Since this is meant to be a short video I’ll skip most things. In short the ruling classes of Europe where fighting and by that I…

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