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  1. Public meeting in Wellington: The Russian RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Scoop

    The Socialist Equality Group is holding a public meeting in Lower Hutt on Thursday, December 14 as part of the world-wide commemorations of the centenary of the Russian Revolution by the International Committee of the Fourth International , the world Trotskyist movement and publisher of the World Socialist Web Site. In 1917, in answer to the horrors of World War I and capitalist oppression, the working class in Russia took political power and established the first workers' state, as part of a conscious struggle for world socialism.

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  2. The lure of a better life, amid Siberian cold and darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    People on the streets in Dudinka, Russia, a small port city on the Yenisei River and the main transportation hub for the palladium, nickel, copper and other metals produced in nearby Norilsk, Nov. 9, 2017. Once a slave labor camp, Norilsk is Russia's coldest, most polluted and, at least when measured by the value of its vast deposits of palladium, richest industrial city.

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  3. Welcome to Norilsk, a city built on slavery and cold comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | The Age

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  4. The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | The New York Times

    Blessed with a cornucopia of precious metals buried beneath a desert of snow, but so bereft of sunlight that nights in winter never end, Norilsk, 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, is a place of brutal extremes. It is Russia's coldest and most polluted industrial city, and its richest - at least when measured by the value of its vast deposits of palladium, a rare mineral used in cellphones that sells for more than $1,000 an ounce.

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  5. Belarusian Centenarian Recounts Repression Under StalinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Weekday Magazine

    Yauheniya Arlouskaya spent more than 16 years of her life in a Stalin-era penal colony. To this day, she still doesn't know exactly why she was targeted by the Soviet authorities.

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  6. Why did Putin build a monument to victims of Soviet repression?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Washington Post

    Russian President Vladimir Putin stands with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, and former human rights ombudsman Vladimir Lukin at a ceremony in Moscow last month to unveil Russia's first national memorial to victims of Soviet-era political repression. Something surprising happened on Oct. 30. Since the 1970s, Russian dissidents have marked the date as an annual commemoration of victims of Soviet-era repressions.

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  7. Their status will fall as fast as a hammer in a wellRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | Isegoria

    Feudalism is a natural form of government, Spandrell notes - it's basically transposing the hierarchy of a conquering army into peacetime - and it tends to maintain loyalty , but it doesn't get things done. Feudalism led to absolutism, and absolutism led to liberalism : Liberal states were strong, had armies of bureaucrats and tax revenues that feudal states could only dream of.

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  8. The Great October RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Pique News Magazine

    China Miville, a novelist I much admire, has published a history of the "October Revolution" to mark its 100th anniversary . It had an unusual effect on me.

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  9. 100 years on: The significance of the Russian RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Scoop

    The Socialist Equality Group is holding a public meeting in Auckland to mark the centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution. The meeting is part of the world-wide commemorations of the historic events of 100 years ago by the International Committee of the Fourth International , the world Trotskyist movement and publisher of the World Socialist Web Site.

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  10. What if the Soviet Union had not Collapsed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | EurasiaNet

    See related articles on The Red Legacy , EurasiaNet's special project dedicated to evaluating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution's lasting effects. As states go, the Soviet Union died young.

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  11. 11/11 11:11 Make a WishRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | Mission Mission

    This Saturday 11/11 at Pops Bar is your monthly installation of SADDERDAY: the emo/pop punk/electro dance party. Get ready to relive the days of white belts, myspace, and bangs.

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  12. Gwynne Dyer: The Great October RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Telegram

    China Miville, a novelist I much admire, has published a history of the "October Revolution" to mark its hundredth anniversary . It had an unusual effect on me.

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  13. The Russian State's Lost Birth CertificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Wall of Sorrow memorial to victims of political repression The centennial of the Russian revolution is not a big thing in modern Russia. It feels like an obscure old holiday or a literary anniversary known only to the initiated.

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  14. Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: They changed the world - Owei LakemfaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Vanguard

    T HE Bolshevik Revolution, Russian or October Revolution, one of the bloodiest, but certainly, the most profound revolution in human history will clock a century next Tuesday November 7, 2017. Russia ran the Julian calendar which was two weeks behind the Gregorian calendar, hence it is called the October Revolution.

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  15. The Russian Revolution, 100 Years On: Its Enduring Allure and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | National Review Online

    Violent Communist leaders of the past are still embraced on the far left, where their discredited ideas remain in circulation. f there is one line we surely will never hear uttered, even in these times, it is any variant of this statement: "I grant that the Nazis committed excesses, but that doesn't mean there isn't something to be said for Fascism."

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  16. How Stalin Became StalinistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The New Yorker

    Stalin set harvest quotas that farmers couldn't meet; later, during the Terror, he set execution quotas that officials exceeded. Is there any point to another Stalin biography? Before the opening of the old Soviet archives, three decades ago, the best historians mastered the limited available sources and proceeded to fill in the gaps through inspired guesswork.

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  17. A bloody road to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    There are few historical events about which it can be said that they were thoroughly rotten to the core. What happened a 100 years ago in Russia is one of them.

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  18. Putin Scheduled To Help Unveil Monument To Victims Of Repression During Soviet EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to appear on October 30 at the unveiling of a memorial dedicated to victims of state repression during the Soviet era. The Kremlin press service said the "Wall of Sorrow" will be unveiled at 9 a.m. in Moscow as part of the official Day of Remembrance for Victims of Political Repression, an event that was first held in 1991.

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  19. Communism, Memory and - Forgetting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | National Review Online

    Writing in the New York Times , Bret Stephens takes aim at the curious mix of indulgence, amnesia and ignorance that envelops the subject of Communism.

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  20. NYT Columnist Stephens Shows Left's Embracing Communism, Hits Walter DurantyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    Newish New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has disappointed conservatives expecting a non-hostile view of Republicans, but his Saturday column he offered a useful reminder of the left's traditional embrace of dictatorship, while hopefully embarrassing his Times colleagues by reminding readers of correspondent Walter Duranty's fake news from the Soviet Union. " Communism Through Rosy Glasses ."

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