The former Soviet Union, complex and frightening in its time, recedes into history, and it becomes ever more difficult for students to grsp its implications. One way is for students to explore the history of athletic competition in the USSR and the Soviet athletes' attempts to reconcile their achievements as unique individuals with the Soviet ideology of being equal to all. The site also allows students to research women's role in Soviet sports.
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