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The Soviet Story (2008)

The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.

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Jon Strickland ...
narrator in English version (voice)
Vladimir Bukovsky ...
Himself, Russian dissident
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Himself (archive footage)
Norman Davies ...
Himself, historian, University of Cambridge
Nikolay Melnik ...
Himself, survivor of Ukrainian Famine 1932-33
Volodimir Sergiychuk ...
Himself, historian, National University of Kyiv
Boris Sokolov ...
Himself, historian
Pierre Rigoulot ...
Himself, historian, Institut d'histoire sociale, Paris
Françoise Thom ...
Herself, historian, Université Paris-Sorbonne
Alfred Rosenberg ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
George Watson ...
Himself, literary historian, University of Cambridge
Joseph Goebbels ...
Himself (archive footage)
Hermann Göring ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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"The Soviet Story" is a unique first time documentary film by director Edvins Snore. The film tells the story of the Soviet regime and how the Soviet Union helped Nazi Germany instigate the Holocaust. The film shows recently uncovered archive documents revealing this. Interviews with former Soviet Military intelligence officials reveal shocking details. "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. Written by Anonymous

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The complete story of Europe's most murderous regime has never been told. Until now ... See more »


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24 October 2008 (USA)  »

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€170,000 (estimated)
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Excellent
12 January 2014 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

The movie is excellent. It is well known that winners are writing the history- so the truth of soviet mass murders and genocide is still not truly known for the world. The movie is well-structured and compares two parallel regimes, so opposite but at the same time so similar. People from the countries that were occupied by red plague, know these stories from they parents and grandparents. it is rough to realize for a western world- but the soviet Russia was in no case better than Nazi Germany. For Baltic States people for example, actually it was in number of times worse, the real "holocaust" was created by red army. I have spoken with a lot of people who were in WW2 (for example my grandpa and grandma and et.) and all of them are describing Germans as "at least culture nation" but red soldiers as "dirty brutal people with no honor and compassion". Number of killed persons was several times bigger by Stalin than by Hitler. So who was the worst dictator? That is the question that this movie adduces and it is good, there are so much to bring to daylight and rewrite the history.


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