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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-08-02 06:32:50 (Flag for deletion)

This picture could be considered a thinly-veiled counter-propaganda, I suppose. Korolev is one of the favorite russian liberals' targets to point at when it comes to talking about the period during which Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union, because Korolev, being the talented scientist who he is, was "unreasonably" imprisoned and "had his jaw broken during an interrogation". Both are lies: he had had his jaw broken in 1929 during the testing of a glider near Koktebel, and the version about the jaw having been broken during an interrogation was pushed out by the russian journalist Yaroslav Golovanov, and he himself states that it was just a theory.
Korolev was sentenced to 10 years of labour camps after his bureau was found out to be expending far too many resources and having nearly zero output, plus the rocket testing accident, where some of the rockets on the firing range ended up being fired directly at a blindage with multiple people, including four generals, in it. Korolev was released 6 years later, and spent only two years working at a labour camp, four other years he spent working in one of the "special bureaus" where convicted scientists worked.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-08-01 08:06:12 (Flag for deletion)

Translation:
The USSR was so "ungodly, pitiful and bad", that its mark of quality is used today, 30 years later (by the captalist Russian Federation) to increase sales of shitty products that withstand no comparison with their soviet counterparts.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-06-14 20:44:29 (Flag for deletion)

Полная цитата: https://onb2017.livejournal.com/146140.html

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-30 01:39:29 (Flag for deletion)

"... I would definitely prefer to be a Soviet worker with a wife and two children living on 125 roubles a month, with all the additional assistance, opportunity and security that the Soviet state affords, than an unemployed man with the same family in England, with no hope for the future and nothing but the dole for the present"

- Paul Winterton, Russia – with open eyes, Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1937

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-28 16:43:15 (Flag for deletion)

After 1949 the Chinese population began to rise rapidly because of the stability and better living conditions brought by the Communist government. Before the industrialization, China had been chronicly starving and population didn't grow during the entire 19th century.

Source for the graph: https://ourworldindata.org/world-population-growth.

(Credit to the Finnish Bolshevik for info)

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-27 20:51:33 (Flag for deletion)

https://www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/health/champions-for-change-child-hunger-in-america/index.html

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP84B00274R000300150009-5.pdf

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-15 10:47:18 (Flag for deletion)

...I don't think leftists should laugh at homeless people.

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-15 17:46:22 (Flag for deletion)

The joke is that they're Gusanos who are suffering from the capitalism they support.

This meme was only made because someone unironically claimed that this (the situation in the article) was "better than living in socialist Cuba."

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-11 21:18:41 (Flag for deletion)

Van made in the USSR, house built in Russian Federation.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-11 21:18:04 (Flag for deletion)

Soviet Ukraine: 15th place in the world by living standards; free advanced healthcare, free full education, free apartments for the youth. Advanced GDP and GNP, farming and industry

'Free' Ukraine: 78th place in the world by living standards; costly and low-level healthcare, paid sub-standard education, costly apartments even for Veterans of the Second World War, destroyed GDP and GNP, destroyed industry and farming.

Conclusion: Sovjet-sucks, Bandera-hero

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-11 05:54:45 (Flag for deletion)

Dmitriy Medvedev, "the USSR got hooked onto an oil 'needle' sometime ago. It wasn't use who created the oil-economy"

USSR 1985: Oil exports made up 10.28% of the federal income

Russian Federation 2015: Oil exports make up 42% of federal income

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-07-07 20:47:23 (Flag for deletion)

The first column of both US and USSR is military expenditure in rubles (for both and taking into account the differences of monetary value of the ruble and dollar at each date), the next column is percentage of the budget that is dedicated to military expenditure, then the amount of money the military expends per person, then the percentage of the GNP that military expenditure takes up. All for the years 1960 to 1990, every 10 years.

What we see is that the idea that the USSR expended more money than the USA on the military is false, despite claims to the contrary I have seen on the internet, mostly by those who claim the USSR spent all its money on military.

In 1960 the US spent more than 3x the amount of cash the USSR did, which consisted of 45% of the federal budget 8.7% of the Gross National Product, or 251 rubles per person. The USSR’s military consisted of 21% of the Budget, which was 7.5% of the GNP or 75 rubles per person. The difference is staggering. Now take note, this was long before Reagan’s ‘brilliant’ plan to outspend the USSR into economic collapse, (a faulty idea, used by the economically ignorant to praise him as the destroyer of communism). In 1970 the USA’s expenditure was 39.4% of the federal budget, a federal budget which had significantly rose since 1960. The Soviet budget rose as well, but just as in 1960, the expenditure was 3x lower and dropped in terms of GNP and budget.

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