Soviet Union

Documentary about The Winter War 1939 (Soviet Union vs Finland )
A very well documented documentary about the Winter War fought back in 1939. About defensive war and great guerilla tactics to fight a more powerful army...
Documentary "Khrushchev Does America"
Documentary "Khrushchev Does America" is a 2013 film by Tim Toidze.  The story of the unconditional, no-holds-barred tour of America by Soviet...
Documentary Around the World by Graf Zeppelin (1929 footage)
Documentary Around the World by Zeppelin is a film by Dutch director Ditteke Mensink made first aired on BBC Four in 2010. This was one of the most...
Average Monthly Salary in Former Soviet Union Republics 2016
About two years ago I first compared average monthly salary in Former Soviet Union Republics. Now, two years later, I decided to compare again. I was...
Brethren Cemetery ensemble in Nīkrāce (Latvia)
It was hard for me to decide should I put this place as a tourist attraction or as a military heritage, I opted for the second one. You see, things related to...
GDP In Former Soviet Union 2013
It has been already 24 years since collapse of Soviet Union, an empire that once threatened all the rest world with it's mighty military. Although military...
GDP Per Capita In Former Soviet Union Countries 2013
Soviet Union once was a mighty empire that threatened all the rest world, it has been already 24 years since Soviet Union doesn't exist any more, what's left...
Minimum Wages in Former Soviet Union 2014
Some time ago I already did a chart of minimum wages in Former Soviet Union, now some time - about 6 months have passed and I decided to take a look to minimum...
Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze died at 86
Today at 12:00, Tbilisi time - former president of Georgia Eduard Shevarnadze after continues illness has died. Many including me - remember Eduard...
Lithuania - a few thougts
Lithuania a small Baltic nation, once a part of Rzecpospolita, then a member of Soviet Union, now a small country on European Union Eastern border.The Anti-...
Romania - a brief overview
Yesterday I took a brief overview of Moldova, today I'm willing to briefly see how neighbouring Romania looks like. Romania - basic dataPopulation: 21....
Moldova - a few facts
Moldova - a country between EU and Ukraine, member of Eastern Partnership, once a member of mighty Soviet Union. Recently EU liberated VISA FREE Travel...
Minimum wages in former Soviet Union
Previously I have already measured and compared minimum wages in Baltic states, Caucasus and Central Asia. All of these once was a part of Soviet Union....
Population changes in former Soviet Union
15 former Soviet Union republics, then and now. In 1990 in the Soviet Union lived 287.728 million people. In 2012 in the former republics lived 290.587...
The Lost World of Communism - East Germany
The documentary brought by BBC shows the life of East Germany. About deportations of ethnic Germans to Siberia in late 1940-ties/ early 1950-ties. How East...
CIS, Baltics and Georgia GDP 2012
Remember the Soviet Union? Ever wondered what happened to those countries after collapse of Soviet Union? In our days - former soviet countries is called CIS,...
Ukraine's GDP growth 1990-2012
Today I red an article on Kyiv Post, informing that World Bank has announced it's forecast for Ukraine's GDP has been cut down to zero this year. I remember I...