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My U.S. born-and-raised 17-year-old son has embraced communism and the works of Lenin and Marx. I disagree wholeheartedly
It is part of Ukraine's larger effort to "de-communize" names and symbols across the country.
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The statue's demolition was a symbol of the downfall of Communism in Europe.
Sadly, many Ukrainians have little knowledge of their own country's colorful past and tend to promote a rather monolithic and narrow-minded view of history based solely upon the Ukrainian ethnic experience. Perhaps it would be more productive to delve into the country's rich interethnic experience so as to foster greater understanding between Ukrainians and minority populations.
A real revolution in military affairs for the United States is urgently needed. And that revolution must start with the civilian side of the government, not the Pentagon.
Even during the worst of the U.S.S.R. the square was more symbolic than threatening. For the most part no one went to the Kremlin to die. Very different, however, is Lubyanka, just a short walk up Teatralny Proezd past the Bentley and Maserati dealerships.
Someday Russians will be free. Not just from Communism, but also less forms of authoritarianism. Liberation will come only through the Russian people's own efforts, however, not from the West. Only they can make their own future. The day liberty arrives will be the real Russian Revolution.
The threat of IS may be exaggerated. But if effective action is not taken now, IS will become existential. And that threat will extend far beyond the Middle East.
After imposing a "full embargo" on imports from the West, Russia has made it clear that the latest sanctions are politically motivated. Russians are likely to lose access to certain items that have long stopped being viewed as Western luxuries.
The ILLITERACY is the state of mind occupied by all the people in this country who are either functionally or de facto illiterate
Euromaidan also tweeted a photo of a statue tumbling in Odessa. As the BBC explains, the relics of Soviet-controlled Ukraine
Lenin was recently beheaded. Well, his statute. In Kyiv. Too bad, but overdue. Why didn't the Ukrainians do this earlier... say twenty years ago?
I say that he was one of the most impressive people that I have ever had the privilege of meeting, a man whose absence leaves a void that nothing can fill, or probably ever will.
"He's one the most monumentalized men in history and now, Vladimir Lenin, the first premier of the Soviet Union, will have
Although young Polish artist Milena Korolczuk is best known for her works in film, she has recently turned a more unconventional medium: Wonderbread.
Although young Polish artist Milena Korolczuk is best known for her works in film, she has recently turned a more unconventional medium: Wonderbread.
The notion of dictators as "criminals" is imprecise because, while their behavior might be considered criminal in the public court of opinion, they are technically "above the law" or, in another sense, they are synonymous with the law, since a dictator's will and the law of the land are, for all practical purposes, one and the same.