JANUARY 13, 2015, 11:54 AM “A land without people for a people without land.” At the turn of the 20th century, that slogan promoted Jewish migration to Palestine. It could be recycled today, justifying a Chinese takeover of Siberia. Of course, Russia’s Asian hinterland isn’t really empty (and neither was Palestine). But Siberia is as… Continue reading Why China Will Reclaim Siberia
Originally published at http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118306/kremlin-trying-erase-memories-gulag. By Ola Cichowlas The word gulag sends shivers down the spine of anyone unfortunate enough to have lived under Stalinist terror. Soviet history is ragged with deportations, forced labor, starvation, executions, and political repression. Yet in the whole of Russia, there is only one museum, a converted labor camp located in… Continue reading The Kremlin Is Trying To Erase Memories Of The Gulag
If you support independence for Scotland, please support independence for the following areas as well. Independence for Siberia, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Circassia, Karachay-Balkaria, Abazinia, Kumykia, Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Chuvashia, Mari El, Mordovia, Bashkortostan, Komi Republic, Karelia, Ingria, Voronezh Oblast, Rostov Oblast, and Krasnodar Krai! Независимость для Сибири, Дагестана, Ингушетии, Чечни, Черкесии, Карачаево-Балкария, Abazinia, Kumykia, Татарстана, Удмуртии,… Continue reading Independence for Scotland?
There is a movement afoot for an independent Siberia. Poppycock, you might say, but when 60 to 70 percent want more autonomy from Russia and a full 25 to 30% want complete indendence from Russia, this is a significant number. But herein lies the rub. Russia is currently pushing for an independent state to be… Continue reading An Independent Siberia?
I read an article today which simply put my brain into overdrive. The Writing Revolution by Peg Tyre. My mother should be a saint. She raised a kid with a brain certifiably pumped up on pure adrenaline, me. I’m not sure if I was a multi-tasker as a kid but the chance of my mind… Continue reading Writing Well Starts Now