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Iron Curtain: eiserne Vorhang

Iron Curtain: eiserne Vorhang

1977 Supreme Soviet of the USSR declare the dictatorship of the proletariat fulfilled

University of Regensburg 1965

University of Regensburg 1965

Is Putin trying to revive the failed Soviet Union?images imgres imgresI was still in divided Germany in 1977 for the sixtieth anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. Regensburg was less than an hour by car from the Czech border and the Iron Curtain. The outcome of the Cold War was far from clear.

How many more anniversaries would there be after that?
 
I could listen to their propaganda on my shortwave radio.
The Berlin wall crashes just twelve years later in 1989.
 
 
 

Boris Kustodiev and Nicholas Roerich

 
 
 
 
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