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Marion Smith is the Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

This year’s centennial anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution has caused many to reflect on communism’s place in our collective memory. It has been a …

Captive Nations Week

Every July since Congress unanimously passed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by …


For a few days in 1956, Budapest became the capital of freedom. The city, which was gutted and nearly destroyed by the ruthless military …