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The film tells the story of the Soviet regime.
- The Great Famine in Ukraine (1932/33)
- The Katyn massacre (1940)
- The SS-KGB partnership in the late 1930s the KGB was called NKVD
- Soviet mass deportations
- Medical experiments in the GULAG
These are just a few of the subjects covered in the film.
“The Soviet Story” also discusses the impact of the Soviet legacy on modern day Europe. Listen to experts and European MPs discussing the implications of a selective attitude towards mass murder; and meet a woman describing the burial of her new born son in a GULAG concentration camp. The Soviet Story is a story of pain, injustice and “realpolitik”.
Title: “The Soviet Story”
Type: Documentary film
Genre: History, politics
Director: Edvins Snore
Length: 85 min.
Date of production: 2008
”The Soviet Story” was filmed over 2 years in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Germany, France, UK and Belgium. Material for the documentary was collected by the author, Edvins Snore, for more than 10 years. As a result, ”The Soviet Story” presents a truly unique insight into recent Soviet history, told by people, once Soviet citizens, who have first-hand knowledge of it.
(Unique video footage)
Rare footage shot in 1990, the last year of the USSR, shows an abandoned Soviet death-camp in Magadan, Siberia, where the KGB had carried out medical experiments on prisoners.
The film also presents never before broadcasted Nazi footage showing Soviets helping Hitler launch WW2 and providing aid for the Nazi Blitzkrieg.
”The Soviet Story” features a number of photographs taken by Heinrich Hoffmann, Hitler’s personal photographer. These pictures have never before been shown to the public.
The film also presents several shocking Nazi documents found by the film’s author in the Political Archive of the German Foreign Ministry (2007).
PEOPLE IN THE FILM
The film crew interviewed more than 20 experts - leading Western and
Russian historians, members of the European Parliament, a Soviet Secret agent,
a Soviet military intelligence colonel, Soviet dissidents, GULAG inmates, as
well as victims of the Famine-Genocide, deportations and of other Soviet
(Why LiveLeak is flooded with Russian propagandists and anti-West propaganda videos.)
The LiveLeak community know that I regularly expose Russian lies and propaganda. Unfortunately, LiveLeak continues to prove that they are controlled by the Kremlin and that they promote the countless number of Russian trolls who post trash everyday.
On Thursday, 08/06/15, after posting the video, (Russia's Next Target Could Be Ukraine: The Kremlin's war on Ukraine was predicted in 2008) LiveLeak, without warning restricted my account from posting anymore videos. I contacted LiveLeak and asked why they restricted my account even though I have outstanding statistics, zero infractions, and over 900 points:
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This is just to ensure less embeds and quality uploads instead.
Why would LiveLeak conduct business with a organization (RT) that admits to being financed and controlled by the Russian government? Why would LiveLeak conduct business with a propaganda entity (RT) of the Russian government after international sanctions were imposed? When governments and businesses around the world are cutting ties and pulling their capital out of Russia, LiveLeak signs a major partnership agreement? WTF...call me crazy, but something stinks.
Ruptly Video News Agency (admitted propaganda arm of the Kremlin) and LiveLeak.com announce content partnership one month after Russia invades and annexed Crimea.
March 24, 2014 - BERLIN, Germany -- Ruptly, Gmbh and LiveLeak, UK have today announced a video distribution partnership. Ruptly, the video news agency arm of the global multilingual news network RT, has been a regular contributor of high-impact video to LiveLeak through the Ruptly channel on the LiveLeak peer-to peer sharing platform. Through this ground-breaking move, LiveLeak will take the power of citizen journalism one step further by partnering with Ruptly to offer live streaming of events directly from the field, leveraging to the maximum Ruptly’s bold young journalists and it’s state-of-the art live-news broadcast equipment and digital delivery platform.
Jeanne Sartor, Ruptly’s Director of Business Development, said: “This partnership is a natural fit for Ruptly as we strive and operate to provide impactful, reality based VOD and Live coverage of news events worldwide. We will continue to meet the demand on forums such as LiveLeak by providing content that compels the conversations (Vlogs) taking place in the young but rapidly evolving paradigm of peer-to-peer news aggregation and dissemination.”
Hayden Hewitt, Co-Founder of LiveLeak, added: "I believe the content partnership with Ruptly further represents our mission of providing a solid and impartial vehicle for the dissemination of information regardless of political opinion or viewpoint. Ruptly have demonstrated that, along with their outstanding content and future plans, they have a deep understanding of both the stance of LiveLeak and the culture of our communities. This partnership will be beneficial not only for Ruptly and LiveLeak but, more importantly, for the viewer”
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