A tsar is born/As the world marks the centenary of the October Revolution, "Russia" is once again

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    almost all Muscovite tsars (great khans) in 18-20c were killed , does it mean that Vova Putler will die from a violent death?

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    "SEVENTEEN years after Vladimir Putin first became president, his grip on Russia is stronger than ever. The West, which still sees Russia in post-Soviet terms, sometimes ranks him as his country’s most powerful leader since Stalin. Russians are increasingly looking to an earlier period of history. Both liberal reformers and conservative traditionalists in Moscow ...."https://www.economist.com/news/lead...tober-revolution-russia-once-again-under-rule
     
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    I would accept a simple myocardial infarction------why are Russians so enamoured of DRAMATIC MURDERS?
     
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    cos they often have nothing to eat

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    Russian famine of 1891–92 - Wikipedia
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    The Russian famine of 1891–2 began along the Volga River, then spread as far as the Urals and Black Sea. The reawakening of Russian Marxism and populism is often traced to the public's anger at the Tsarist government's poor handling of the disaster. ... The total cost of the humanitarian aid provided by the United States in ...
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    The Russian famine of 1921–22, also known as Povolzhye famine, was a severe famine in ... Hunger was so severe, it was doubtful that seed-grain would be sown rather than ... The American Relief Administration (ARA), which Herbert Hoover formed to help .... 360 (on Tsarist corruption and the closure of the Dardanelles).
     
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    oh kasha shortage did it
     
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    shortage of 20c,. tools, and products , did it ...
     
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    try to maintain a perspective-----Hoover was lackadaisical---
    AND in the 1920s----SOMETHING happened to agriculture
    thruout the world and the messy situation created a world-wide
    economical depression-----I think----don't quote me
     

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