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A Note on Current Events

You’d have to have been living in a cave without wifi or living under a rock somewhere to not know about Charlottesville.

Let me go on the record here and say that I did not create this blog in order to espouse politics. 279 more words

Current Events

Russian morality 13: dissident edition

Not so long ago, both Russian and Western libtards have been worshiping human right activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva. Now they are definitely not happy with this video, showing their idol kissing hands of KGB thug Putin like a low serf. 101 more words

Russia

Is the pope a Catholic? Martin Luther was

Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident by Peter Stanford. 

Peter Stanford’s name will not be unfamiliar to readers of the Telegraph or the Guardian/Observer, as both titles publish his work. 1,224 more words

Book Reviews

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody, struck by liver cancer

SHENYANG, China (Reuters) – Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer.
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German doctor to examine Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo: source


HAMBURG (Reuters) – A German cancer specialist has been invited to examine Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and is currently on site at the hospital in Shenyang that is treating the Nobel Peace laureate, a source at Germany’s foreign ministry said on Friday.
http://reut.rs/2uSN2rE

Colombian dissident FARC rebels free captive U.N. official: government


BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s dissident FARC rebels freed a member of a United Nations team it had taken hostage while he was working on a project to substitute illegal crops with legal ones, the government said on Wednesday.
http://reut.rs/2uKoFMT