A quick comparison of these three iconic, political figures will turn up some very disturbing similarities. While two of these figures are real people and the other is a representation of a nation, it is what these individual figures stand for and the policies they represent that matter. 537 more words
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Long before the aggression of Vladimir Putin, Ukraine stood in the way of a bulldozer originating from Moscow.
Most people know little of the famine that occurred in Ukraine during the 1930s due to World War Two and the atrocities that took place in that war — effectively eliminating from history the time period immediately before, and the fact that after 1941 the Soviet Union was an official ally of the United States and the United Kingdom which led to certain episodes in Soviet history being swept under the rug. 417 more words