Sunday, November 23, 2008

Russian Historical Forgetfulness

An excerpt from a Washington Post article:

"But few debate that Russians are unwilling to properly honor the victims of Soviet-era purges, reconsider the dark pages of the country's history and acknowledge that the Soviet regime was guilty of grave crimes. Critics say that reluctance to face Soviet crimes is rooted in the fact that the Kremlin is increasingly moving away from democracy and reverting to authoritarian practices."

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