Moscow’s empire – Russia’s reemergence (4/4) | DW Documentary

Moscow’s empire – Russia’s reemergence (4/4) | DW Documentary

The war in Georgia and the conflict in Ukraine exacerbated the divide between East and West. With Russia’s annexation of Crimea a new Cold War appeared to emerge, returning conditions to the 1980s.

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In 2017, the Russian February and October Revolutions are celebrating their 100th anniversary. The four-part documentary highlights key moments in the history of the Soviet empire and tries to explain them. It also provides a variety of perspectives on life in the former Soviet block countries – from the people who have experienced events first hand and, in some cases, shaped them.

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