Author Archives: Mr Kydd

Enrichment – something to watch – Khrushchev documentaries

Those Khrushchev documentaries as promised. Robert Conquest. (20mins) The Secret Speech and reaction ( 2mins and 10mins) After Stalin (Cold War series – excellent on the take over of Eastern Europe) American documentary

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Enrichment – something to watch – In the shadow of Red October (BBC)

A nice bit of enrichment for those of you studying the Russia course.  The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg travelled across Russia to find out what Russians today think about the October Revolution. See what you think. Mr Kydd.

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To what extent is it correct to suggest that economic change was only successful under the Communists ?

From today’s lesson.

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Interactive graphic: 100th anniversary of Russia’s October revolution

If you here you will get to an article from the Irish Examiner to mark the centenary of the October Revolution – it has a handy interactive graphic / chronology of  the key events of 1917. As such it is … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to watch – Russia 1917 – countdown to revolution

Year Thirteen, If you click here you will get to the excellent BBC documentary Russia 1917 – countdown to revolution. It is excellent. Please do watch it. Seventeen days left to watch. Mr Kydd.

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Enrichment – Something to listen to and something to read…

Something to listen to / download. The excellent Wild East Radio 4 series – Martin Sixsmith And something to listen to. Click here to read The Guardian’s review of Robert Service’s Last of the Tsars “Service takes pains over his … Continue reading

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Summer work – things to watch and places to go

After your reading and noting from Satterwaite, you have two other Russia related tasks… Watch the following excellent videos – for each make a max of 1 side of A4 notes. These will be taken in by me.   2. … Continue reading

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Repression work from today.

Overview Plan Mr Kydd.

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The significance of the First World War – comparison lesson

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The World at War – Stalingrad

For those of you that missed it.  

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