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01:510:377 Russia in War and Peace (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
History of Russia from the war against Japan in 1904 to post-Soviet wars in Chechnya. Focus on how international conflicts affected Russian politics, culture, and society: Revolution of 1905, turmoil in First World War, revolutions of 1917, Russian Civil War, "socialism in one country," mythology of Great Patriotic War, xenophobia in Cold War, war in Afghanistan, and collapse of communism.