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Anti-Communist Intellectuals

The history of Russia from 1917 to 1922 is among the grimmest, darkest and most fascinating periods in the entire human epic. After suffering …

Everyone is familiar with the Nuremberg Trials that were convened in 1945 to prosecute the crimes of Nazi Germany. The trials served as a …

“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor,” wrote the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior in his …

On Wednesday night, the communist regime of Raúl Castro once again demonstrated the hollowness of its commitment to “reform.” Plainclothes state security agents violently …

It is with deep regret that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Arseny Borisovich Roginsky, a historian, dissident, author, and …

“To the victims of fascism and war.” This is the enigmatic inscription on Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 (1960). The puzzle with this dedication …

On a cold February morning in 1970, a long-haired hippie boarded a plane at the Bombay airport and flew to Athens. His clothes, accent, …

It is with deep sorrow that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Dr. Darsi Ferret Ramírez, a Cuban dissident and …

One hundred years ago, a catastrophic event took place in the grand city of St. Petersburg. A revolution overthrew the Tsarist government of Russia. …

Semyon and Tatyana Frank stood at the rails of the steamer Haken, holding hands and watching the dark waves of the Baltic, the scene …