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6 Times The U.S. Backed Murderous Dictators For Its Own Interests

6 Times The U.S. Backed Murderous Dictators For Its Own Interests

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This Footage Of A Soviet Grocery Store Right Before The Fall Will Make You Hungry

This Footage Of A Soviet Grocery Store Right Before The Fall Will Make You Hungry

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); It's no secret that life in the Soviet Union was tough. Food shortages and an oppressive regime made for uneasy conditions, to say the least. However, toward the end of the Soviet Union's reign, there was a slight thawing in relations with the West. That thawing (some might argue) led directly to the downfall of the entire Soviet way of life. While there are some things about the system that are truly missed by those who grew up under it, many facets of it are better off forgotten.Like the average Soviet grocery store, for example. It's hard to imagine a poorly stocked grocery store with more empty shelves than cans of food, but that's what people used to live with. Luck...
This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

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