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Wall of Grief: Russia remembers victims of Soviet repression


By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, Moscow 17 August 2017 Vera Golubeva spent six years in a Stalinist labour camp for telling a joke. In 1951 she was labelled an enemy of the people and sent to Siberia. “It sounds ridiculous,” the former history teacher smiles. “But that’s the only ‘evidence’ they had on me.” Now almost… Continue reading Wall of Grief: Russia remembers victims of Soviet repression

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Putin Rewriting History To Favor Soviets


Putin has accused other nations of trying to rewrite history because they remove Soviet monuments, statues and other reminders of the Soviet occupation of their countries. Now Putin is launching a campaign to “rehabilitate” the Soviet image into a more favorable perspective. A few things the Soviets did: The Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers were… Continue reading Putin Rewriting History To Favor Soviets