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Op's comparison of value is a red herring. Cost of living was dramatically lower in the Soviet Union than in the U.S., even at the time, so raw exchange rate creates a completely meaningless value comparison. Only for international purchases outside the Soviet Block would it have any meaning. It's important to realize that the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs, ...


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It’s Michail Georgadze, secretary of the Supreme Soviet, who is mostly known just for signing all the state award orders during the late Brezhnev's period. Here is an annotated copy of your image from a Russian state photography archive: https://photo.rgakfd.ru/photo/129046 (mirror: https://photo.rgakfd.ru.office.kaisa.ru/photo/129046)


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There were collaborators in all the countries occupied by the Germans, but in some they were more conspicuous than others. You have mentioned the situation in Yugoslavia. In the Ukraine the mainly Catholic, traditionally pro-European population in Western Ukraine collaborated to a large extent with the Nazis, as far as actively participating in the murder of ...


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Yes There were many national and non-national groups that were for various reasons opposed to Soviet Union and considered Third Reich as lesser evil. Each had its own reasons for that. Let's mention some of them : Western Ukrainians (from Galicia) . Galicia was not part of Russian Empire before WW1. It belonged to Austria-Hungary. Austrians carefully ...


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An example by Suvarov himself: Kinburn (1787) At 16.00 hours Russian reinforcements approached and Suvorov repeated his attack, after releasing Cossacks to attack around the left flank of the enemy over the shoals and into their rear. This attack was successful, and Turks were forced out from the trenches and forced against the coast, forcing the fleet to ...


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