Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

propaganda - 'noun', information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view (Compact Oxford Dictionary).

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Soviet Siberia (11).

Soviet Siberia by E. Klenov and G. Paderin. Hardcover book with pictorial boards (no dust jacket) published by Progress Publishers Moscow 1970, unpaginated with colour and black and white photographs.

 A great deal impresses the visitors, but perhaps nothing so much as the magnificent group of scientific institutes founded by the Siberian Branch of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences near Novosibirsk. In 1957 it was decided to build…

… Akademgorodok (Academy Township). In a very short time modern laboratories and attractive housing estates with all modern conveniences had sprung up in a picturesque birch wood. Siberian scientists are working on a vast variety of problems from genetics to archaeology, from permafrost…

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