The Gulag Archipelago: An Experiment in Literary Investigation is a book written by Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Published in 1973, it exposed the terrible conditions of Soviet Russia’s forced labor camp system that is popularly known as the gulag.
During the 1950s, the prevailing mood in China could be summed up in a slogan known to virtually all at the time: “The Soviet Union of today is the China of tomorrow!”
In November 1917, Vladimir Lenin’s revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, overthrowing the legal Russian government and establishing the world’s first communist regime.
While no one has come to any consensus about the U.S.-China relationship, many, including the CCP, have begun to label it as a “New Cold War.”