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Soviet Control: Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Stalinist economic system began to stagnate in USSR and Europe by late 1950s and they could not deliver all that was promised. This was truer…

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Communism in Russia: 1976-89

Communism in crisis 1976-89(Russia): Russia and China before the twentieth century were ruled by emperors who were undemocratic. Most of the people and were peasants….

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Afghan War (Part II)

The battle of Shopian happened between the Sikh Empire and Jabbar Khan, the then governor of the Durrani Empire province of Kashmir on 3rd July…

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Communism in China: 1976-89

Communism in crisis 1976-89 (China): Russia and China before the twentieth century were ruled by emperors who were undemocratic. Most of the people and were…

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Fall of Communism and the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe

Events that led to the collapse of USSR’s hold on Eastern Europe in the late 20th century. The 20th century saw the rise and subsequent…

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Communism

Understanding Communism One phrase that is able to crystallize what communism means is, ‘from each according to his ability, to each according to his need’….

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The Afghan Civil War

Afghan Civil War started after the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan and it left the Afghan communist government to protect themselves from the Mujahideen. The…

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Afghan War (Part I)

Afghanistan has been a geographical area which is marked by strife and struggle in the form of battles, civil wars and terrorism.  Afghanistan was a…

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