Category Archives: Russian History

Heroic Defender of The White Race Eulogized In Kiev

Dear Readers: I don’t often print obituaries, but when I do it must be from the tabloid PolitNavigator!  So, today, under the category of “Picking Low-Hanging Fruit”, I have this piece, under the byline of Vladimir Gladkov.  The lede begins … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part VI

“I must really say that he is a veteran Communist, this Herr Josip Broz, a consistent man. Unfortunately he is our enemy. He really has earned his title of Marshal. When we catch him we shall do him in at … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part V

“Our sacrifices are terrible. I can safely say that there is no other part of the world which has been devastated on a vaster scale than Yugoslavia. Every tenth Yugoslav has perished in this struggle in which we were forced … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part IV

“Magis quam prima, quam secunda in me Romae villa.” (“Poor as this village is, I would rather be first here than second in Rome.”) (Julius Caesar) – Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this historical piece by Evgeny Krutikov. Where … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece by Evgeny Krutikov. Where we left off, we learned that Albanians had caused two old Slavic allies and cousins (Russians and Serbs) to quarrel.  But who were these Albanians and how could … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my translation/summary/review of this piece by Evgeny Krutikov. Where we left off, two old friends (Russians and Serbs) had become bitter enemies almost in the blink of an eye.  Historians struggle to partition blame between Stalin and … Continue reading

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Whence the Stalin-Tito Quarrel? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new historical series, with this review of a piece by our old friend Evgeny Krutikov.  Krutikov has written an interesting essay about some little-known events of the late 1940’s early 1950’s, delving into ever-complicated … Continue reading

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