Saturday, July 11, 2015

THE PAST TAKES OFFENSE

Seems we’re not alone vis a vis the Confederate flag controversy; Russia is also discovering that history appears to actively resist attempts to rewrite/sanitize it:

Russia's state archive service has published a secret memo by Stalin-era prosecutors arguing that legends of heroism attributed to a group of soldiers credited with having heroically halted Nazi tanks headed for Moscow before perishing together on the battlefield were in fact a product of shoddy news reporting.

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