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Russia or the Soviet Union?.

Frank E. Sysyn

Russia or the Soviet Union?.

by Frank E. Sysyn

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Published by Friends of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Instite in [Cambridge (Mass.)] .
Written in English


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6 - The Soviet Union at War, 79 7 - Stalin's Post-War Regime,   One book which enables us to glimpse the reality of Soviet education during Stalin’s days is Deana Levin’s book Children in Soviet Russia (Faber & Faber Ltd., ). Deana Levin worked as a teacher in a Moscow school from having first acquired 7 years experience as a .

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