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Mar
27
answered Are there ways to measure “how much power did ”Russia“ lose when the Soviet Union broke up?”
Mar
25
comment Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
@jwenting it is asking, not postulating what you said.
Mar
23
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Mar
23
comment Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
@Darek Wędrychowski I am speaking not only about Gorbachev himself, but about attitude to Perestroika in general. There were many politicians who advocated Perestroika and were thus supported by the voters. My impression is that the general attitude to Perestroika was positive till the early 1990s. It was supported among others by old party members who would not abandon ideas of Communism in any case. But they were disoriented by the state propaganda which was hiding the true nature of perestroika. And regarding Gorbachev, he became "president" after being elected by a new body "congress".
Mar
23
revised Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
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Mar
23
comment Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
@Darek Wędrychowski I also remember other slogans from the epoch - that is "restoration of the workers' self-govenment" and "factories to the workers" (euphemisms for privatization), "all power to the Soviets" (a re-use of the Leninist slogan from 1917, now used as an euphemism for removal CPSU from the power). Market economy was advertised as a return to Leninist NEP which allegedly was stoped by Stalin against Lenin's will, etc.
Mar
23
comment Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
@Darek Wędrychowski those who supported Perestroika because it was advertised as "return to Leninist principles" and as a "left" change. Up to the mid-1990s nobody admitted that they want to restore Capitalism. Various euphemisms were introduced. If somebody admitted it in 1980s he would be very unpopular.
Mar
23
asked Did Gorbachev say that his intention was to destroy Communism?
Mar
22
comment Number of bullets used in WW2
This definitely does not answer how much were used.
Mar
21
revised Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
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Mar
21
asked Did the Indo-Greeks play a crucial role in promoting Buddhism?
Mar
21
revised Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
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Mar
21
revised Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
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Mar
21
comment Is there any way to historically consider the cultural severity on a disease or impairment? (specifically during the Roman Empire)
By your logic the prevalence of abortions in modern culture means that the status of every human is low.
Mar
21
comment Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
Maybe you meant race struggle?
Mar
21
comment Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
@DVK well at least currently in Russia it is allowed (less so than in the 1990s though). You can see not only nipples but also naked women and sex on TV in prime-time.
Mar
21
answered Why was nude male art so acceptable, popular and officially supported in Germany?
Mar
21
comment Did Hitler receive any honours outside Germany?
@Felix Goldberg technically my answer is valid: the Ukraine and the Baltic were not annexed to Germany unlike Austria.
Mar
20
revised Did Hitler receive any honours outside Germany?
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Mar
20
answered Did Hitler receive any honours outside Germany?