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Possibly the greatest export that ever came over the Iron Curtain helps explain Russian history, in this classic slice of YouTube.
If you enjoyed Game Boy classic Tetris, then the accompanying melody probably remains buried somewhere in your head, today.
Now thanks to digital technology the history of the Soviet Union is told to that ear-worm tune.
I am the man who arranges the blocks that descend upon me from up above, says the every-man narrator at the beginning of the video by Chris Linc, uploaded by pigwiththefaceofaboy.
Who knew lining up falling blocks into neat rows which then disappeared would be so much fun?
Certainly not the Soviet inventors of Tetris. They reportedly never saw a shiny gold rouble from its world-wide success.