Tag: Lower-Volga People’s Republic

Russian Region’s Official Site Features Call for Secession — For Three Hours

October 9, 2014

Staunton, October 7 – At the end of the Soviet era, a joke circulated in Moscow that appears to be having an echo today. According to the story, Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze met President Mikhail Gorbachev at the airport when the latter was returning from Estonia. “What have you done?” Shevardnadze supposedly asks. Gorbachev […]