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  • William Tyler

JW3, Thurs 1 Dec

UKRAINE 1945-91: The Soviet Years

A shorter synopsis than usual but covering nearly half a century of Soviet repression.

  • Immediate aftermath of World War Two: Chaos

  • Stalin in total control: Repression and worse

  • Khrushchev and the addition of The Crimea (1954)

  • Towards the collapse of The Soviet Union

  • Towards freedom - at last?

Last train to Vienna by Rudolph Chelminski

The Last Empire by Serhii Plokhy

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