My Ultimate Compilation of Russian/ Soviet Official and Alternative Anthems

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This is post 2 in my Russian / Soviet Music for Posterity series. This entire month I’m dedicating to two major events:

  1. The Mystery of the Russian Revolution (Centennial of the Russian 1917 Revolution)
  2. Perhaps a bit more modest, but a notable event in my book 😉 — my release of EARTH SHIFT WEBINAR 6: THE PUTIN ENIGMA, the powerful culmination of the Multidimensional Geopolitics Series.

In this post I have collected for you some very cool YouTube clips showcasing the main Russian / Soviet anthem, as well as the alternative ‘people’s anthems,’ so to speak. These are the kinds of songs that not only outlived the USSR, but also remain people’s favorites, touching millions in ways that cannot be described, despite huge changes Russia underwent in the past decades.

All of these were written in different times in the USSR. I choose the clips I personally prefer, as…

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What is the Truth about 1917 Bolshevik Revolution? Striking Festival of Light in St. Petersburg

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The Festival of light on November 4-5, 2017 is dedicated to the Day of the National Unity and the centennial of the Russian Revolution. It’s hosted by the Winter Palace / Hermitage on Palace Square, and by the legendary revolutionary battleship Aurora, which is now a museum. This very cool Festival of Light relives the events of the 1917, and the centennial after.

The Festival of Light on Palace Square – Winter Palace

The Festival of Light over battleship Aurora

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I have to note that although this show is a good idea overall, there are inaccuracies in it, deliberate or not.

For example, it was NOT the November 7, 1917 Bolshevik revolution that abolished Tsar Nikolay (Nicolas II) and the monarchy in Russia. It was the preceding February 1917 revolution, which had absolutely nothing to do with Lenin, who was at the time in exile, nor the Bolsheviks. Instead, the…

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