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Illustration for news: Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Researchers trying to compare economic data of the USSR and capitalist countries face questions of the comprehensiveness, accessibility, and reliability of data on Soviet economic production and growth. At an online seminar hosted by the HSE University International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences, Assistant Professor Ilya Voskoboynikov (Faculty of Economic Sciences, HSE University) presented an overview of available approaches to studying the absolute size of the Soviet economy and its growth rates.

Underground Capitalist in Soviet Russia

Nikolai Pavlenko, a shadow entrepreneur and creator of a successful business in Stalin’s USSR, was executed by firing squad in 1955. Running a successful commercial enterprise right under the dictator’s nose in a strictly planned economy was a striking but not so uncommon case in the Soviet Union at the time, according to HSE professor Oleg Khlevniuk who made a number of unexpected findings having studied newly accessible archival documents. IQ.HSE offers a summary of what his study reveals.

Illustration for news: Seth Bernstein “Victims, Traitors, Refugees: The Social Reception of Soviet Repatriates after World War II”

Seth Bernstein “Victims, Traitors, Refugees: The Social Reception of Soviet Repatriates after World War II”

On January 26 Seth Bernstein gave a presentation “Victims, Traitors, Refugees: The Social Reception of Soviet Repatriates after World War II” at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences.

Illustration for news: Soviet Justice During the War Years

Soviet Justice During the War Years

The Center’s director, Oleg Budnitskii, spoke about the particularities of Soviet justice during the period of the Great Patriotic War in a recent broadcast from the radio station the Echo of Moscow.

Illustration for news: Human Rights and Empire

Human Rights and Empire

We Are Pleased to Announce the Publication of the Book The Rights of the Individual and Empire, with an Introduction and Commentary by Oleg Budnitskii.

Illustration for news: Is a Scholarly History of the Second World War Possible?

Is a Scholarly History of the Second World War Possible?

Oleg Budnitskii, the director of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, gave a presentation at Polit.ru’s ProScience Theatre.

Illustration for news: La ‘controrivoluzione’ in provincia. Movimento bianco e Guerra civile nella Russia del nord, 1917-1920

La ‘controrivoluzione’ in provincia. Movimento bianco e Guerra civile nella Russia del nord, 1917-1920

An Italian edition of the book by Liudmila Novikova, Deputy Director of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, La ‘controrivoluzione’ in provincia. Movimento bianco e Guerra civile nella Russia del nord, 1917-1920 (Counterrevolution in the provinces: the White Movement and the Civil War in the Russian North, 1917-1920) has been published by Viella publishing house.