Until its fall in 1991, the Soviet Union was a major player on the world stage. So just how did the USSR come to be?
The New York Times: Nov. 7, 1917 | Russian Government Overthrown in Bolshevik Revolution http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/nov-7-1917-russian-government-overthrown-in-bolshevik-revolution/
BBC: Joseph Stalin: National hero or cold-blooded murderer?
The Atlantic: How Communism Took Over Eastern Europe After World War II
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