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Communism Russia

One hundred years ago this week, a sealed train bearing the “bacilli of Bolshevism” (Lenin’s own phrase) crossed war-torn Germany, destined for the North …


Russia USSR

When Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne of the Russian Empire on March 15, 1917, it was not inevitable that Russia would become the …


Communism Education Russia USSR

The term “cult of personality” has been applied to the regime-sponsored deification of many communist leaders, but is most often used to refer to …

A whiff of scandal surrounds this year’s Nobel Prize ceremonies, as Bob Dylan, the laureate in literature, will not be accepting his award in …


Marxism Russia USSR

November 6, 2016 marks the 99th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Interestingly, this anniversary coincides with a revival of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s …


Russia

“I am a pariah,” wrote the Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya. “You don’t get used to this, but you learn to …


Crimea Russia

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation demands the immediate release of Crimean Tatar leader, Ilmi Umerov. We stand with the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, …


Russia Serbia

As the twenty-first anniversary of the massacre in Srebrenica approaches, Serbian human rights groups called on Serbian Members of Parliament to adopt a resolution condemning …

The study of art shows you graphically what the aims of these regimes really were.

By Naphtali Rivkin: The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is not, as some might charitably suspect, an anachronistic vestige of 19th Century pseudo-intellectualism. After all, …