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This powerful account of the Romanovs’ internment and regicide at “The House of Special Purpose” at Ekaterinburg, July 1918, is compelling, evocative, and horrifying. I suspect that Rappaport’s book on this ghoulish event is the most meticulously researched and accurate account of the Bolshevik’s liquidation of Czar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, and their five children. 261 more words
Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine`s city Kharkiv on Sunday toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow`s control.
The 8.5-metre (28-foot) statue of the Bolshevik revolutionary built in the 1960s, and the biggest in Ukraine, had been a source of contention between pro-European activists and their Communist foes since Ukraine`s Euromaidan protests last year. 223 more words