Russian History

Welcome to My New Russian History Blog

Hey, thanks for visiting my site! Below you will see a collection of posts about different events throughout the history of Russia. I hope you enjoy what you read and feel free to leave a comment and share what you find with your friends!

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Why Did They Ban the Booze?

In 1985, newly elected General Secretary of the Communist Party, Mikhail Gorbachev, started the anti-alcohol campaign. This quick and intense campaign attempted to solve a problem that had been effecting Russia for hundreds of years: alcoholism. Today I want to give a little background of the problem, how it effected the Soviet Union both sociallyContinue reading “Why Did They Ban the Booze?”

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