Tag: toppling of Lenin statues

‘Creative De-Sovietization’ Will Immunize People against Communism, Shtepa Says

April 19, 2015

Staunton, April 15 — Ukraine’s new legislation on de-sovietization is a necessary step toward restoring historic justice, Vadim Shtepa says. “Without the liquidation of the imposed heritage of communism…it is impossible to achieve the complete liberation of national mentality from soviet-imperial stereotypes and real Europeanization.” But the Russian regionalist writer says, “the brutal destruction of […]

Ukraine Live Day 418: Soviet-era Statues Toppled in Kharkiv

April 11, 2015

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