Tag Archives: Russian and Soviet History

(Repost) All that’s Left is Truth and Fear, Part I

Originally posted on One Last Sketch:
Amidst the Ruins As promised, I’m bringing back Alasdair Czyrnyj to continue our discussion of Peter Higgins’ Wolfhound Empire trilogy. This time, we’re taking on the middle volume, Truth and Fear. Truth and Fear…

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(Repost) Surviving the Wolfhound Century, Part II

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City and Swamp Part I Alasdair: The point you make about authoritarian regimes narrowing the scope of possibility for the future is an important one. Indeed, all of the major antagonists of the Wolfhound…

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(Repost) Surviving the Wolfhound Century, Part I

Originally posted on One Last Sketch:
Lost in Leningrad I read Peter Higgins’s Wolfhound Century after a strong recommendation from fellow blogger Alasdair Czyrnyj. He’ll join me in the next series of posts as we air our thoughts on the…

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The USSR: A Personal Exploration

I have always deeply insecure about my writing. This is not unusual in the world of writers, but it has always been a particular source of frustration for me. Whenever I flip open a empty notebook or see the white … Continue reading

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Rozalia Zemlyachka: An Incomplete Biography

So earlier in the month I was working my way through Barbara Evans Clements’ Bolshevik Women, a study of the bolsheviki, women who had joined the Bolshevik wing of the Social Democratic Labor Party before the Russian Revolution. As a … Continue reading

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RCW Gaming: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia

When I started refreshing my knowledge of the Russian Civil War back in June, one of my first thoughts was “aaay, I wonder if there are any video games about the war floating around out there.” (What can I say; … Continue reading

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The Russian Civil War: An Inadequate Introduction

In preparation for My Secret Project, I’ve been rereading the small collection of books I have on the Russian Civil War. June was spent working through the two general histories I own: Evan Mawdsley’s The Russian Civil War, and W. … Continue reading

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