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"Guppie" is the nickname of an occasional contributor.

I am interested in history, especially concerning Eastern Europe, and have helped writing the following pages:

Russia / Soviet Union:
Russia, Soviet Union, History of the Soviet Union, Gulag, Collapse of the Soviet Union, Commonwealth of Independent States, History of post-communist Russia, Cheka, OGPU, NKVD, MVD, Great Purges, Grigory Zinoviev, Lev Kamenev, Nikolai Yezhov, Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Ruslan Khasbulatov, Aleksandr Rutskoy, Vladimir Putin, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

History of Finland, Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Moldavia, Continuation War, Lapland war, Yugoslavia/History, Tito and Stalin.

The Norther Ireland conflict:
Northern Ireland, The Troubles, Special Air Service

End of communism in Eastern Europe:
Bulgaria, Romania/History, Moldova, Yugoslavia, 1989, 1991, and Warsaw Pact.

Yugoslavia, FYROM Macedonia/History, Kosovo war, KLA, UCPMB, Macedonian UCK

Middle East:
Yasser Arafat, PLO, DFLP, PFLP, PFLP-GC, Black September, Israel Defence Forces, and Kurdistan

General stuff:
Coup d'état, Mr. Burns, NUTS, Pax Romana, Pax Americana, Anti-capitalism and Anti-communism.

Q: What does the word "Guppie" stand for?

A: The Guppie (or Guppy) is a well-known sort of Gold fish. I took the nick "Guppie" as a joke on my lousy short-term memory.

Q: What is your background?

A: For fear of the IOA I will not reveal any personal information, but I can tell you (some) of my political standpoints, so you can catch me writing POV statements more easily: ;-)
I'm an environmentalist, an anti-capitalist, (although a liberalist of the Thomas Hobbes kind), an anti-communist fascinated by communism and a christian (although beliving in natural science and evolution).

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