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Printable "Open When" Envelope Labels for Long Distance Relationships

Printable "Open When" Envelope Labels for Long Distance Relationships

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Red Army soldiers stealing property of Simonov Monastery, 1923.

Red Army soldiers stealing property of Simonov Monastery, 1923.

Four members of the Tsar’s Imperial Russian Cossack bodyguard

Four members of the Tsar’s Imperial Russian Cossack bodyguard

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Last week saw a sad anniversary in the Ukraine.  It’s eighty years since the beginning of the Holodomor, literally meaning ‘extermination by hunger’, a Stalin-made catastrophe that is thought to have been responsible for the death of up to seven million people in the years 1932 and 1933. Click through to continue.

Last week saw a sad anniversary in the Ukraine. It’s eighty years since the beginning of the Holodomor, literally meaning ‘extermination by hunger’, a Stalin-made catastrophe that is thought to have been responsible for the death of up to seven million people in the years 1932 and 1933. Click through to continue.

A statue of Tsar Alexander III of Russia being destroyed by revolutionaries.

A statue of Tsar Alexander III of Russia being destroyed by revolutionaries.

Peasants did have some rights; village governments regulated many aspects of life. Most peasants remained poor and illiterate; they paid high taxes and performed extensive labor services in agriculture, mining, and manufacturing.

Peasants did have some rights; village governments regulated many aspects of life. Most peasants remained poor and illiterate; they paid high taxes and performed extensive labor services in agriculture, mining, and manufacturing.

Starvation was vast during the Russian Revolution. These refugee children, their bellies distended from malnutrition, gave mute testimony in 1921 to the famine that killed as many as 6 million people.

Starvation was vast during the Russian Revolution. These refugee children, their bellies distended from malnutrition, gave mute testimony in 1921 to the famine that killed as many as 6 million people.

Streetkids RussianCivilWar - Russian Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Streetkids RussianCivilWar - Russian Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia