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The American System

Nov 2017

November 7, 2017

November 8, 2017

Russian Government and Media Downplay Centennial of Bolshevik Winter Palace Coup of November 7, 1917; London Economist Portrays Putin as Throwback to Deposed Tsar Nicholas II Romanov; Russian Revolutionary Tradition Includes 1612 Popular Uprising vs. Poles During Time of Troubles; Razin’s 1667 Class Warfare Against Landowners; Pugachev’s 1773 Rebellion of Serfs and Old Believers; Civil War of 1917-19; Importance of Theory of Moscow as Third Rome; Key Political Role of Theological Split Between Papacy and Constantinople; Lost Opportunity of the Council of Florence, 1439