Talk:Repression in the Soviet Union

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Soviet Union (Rated Stub-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Soviet Union, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Stub-Class article Stub  This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.
 

Untitled[edit]

Politics and ideology stand very close to each other. I would rather add a "ethnic" repression and "religious" repression, but cut "ideological" section, which would basically repeat the "political" one. P.S. Good luck to us all on this articles, as we are starting a very extencive and important article.FeelSunny (talk) 17:17, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

Importance[edit]

I don't know why some of the articles in the series are "low importance" on the Importance Scale of Wikiproject USSR. In most of the world, especially the English-speaking world, the USSR is synonymous with repression. Solzhenitsyn is considered a cultural icon of the Soviet Union because he documented this sort of thing firsthand. Stalin, who has also become synonymous with the USSR, is considered one of the most repressive leaders in history. Commissarusa (talk) 20:06, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Really not a disambiguation page[edit]

I don't want to get into an edit war, but I strongly disagree with the designation of this article as a "disambiguation page". Per WP:DABCONCEPT, a disambiguation page is not supposed to be an index of articles on subdivisions of a single broad topic; rather, it is supposed to be used when different topics may be referred to by the same name. Here, we have a single encompassing (albeit very broad) topic that is divided into three subtopics. The subtopics are clearly related to each other in various ways. This is not a disambiguation situation. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 21:34, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

You are right. The article needs an intro and really general summaries of Soviet repressions, without going into individual events. -M.Altenmann >t 16:37, 1 March 2015 (UTC)