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Kronstadt and the End of the Revolution

A Re-Post from March 2015 It was the first weeks of March, 1921 in the new Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Kronstadt was and still is a naval fortress on an island in the Gulf of Finland. It served … Continue reading

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Kronstadt and the End of the Revolution

It was the first weeks of March, 1921 in the new Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Kronstadt was and still is a naval fortress on an island in the Gulf of Finland. It served as headquarters of Russia’s Baltic … Continue reading

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Mario

I received a text message from my eldest daughter on New Year’s Day. “Mario Cuomo is dead”. I frowned, lips tight, sitting alone watching a college football game. I think she sent me that text because she knew what it … Continue reading

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