If an 11-foot-tall bronze statue of a notorious dictator is the perfect piece to fill out your garden, you’re in luck: eBay has on offer what appears to be a genuine statue of Joseph Stalin in mint condition. 687 more words
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PHOTOS: RUSSIAN PEASANTS SELLING HUMAN FLESH DURING VLADIMIR LENIN'S 'LET THE PEASANTS STARVE' COMMUNIST PROGRAM IN THE 1920s
‘Families were killing and devouring fathers, grandfathers and children.
‘Ghastly rumours about sausages prepared with human corpses though officially contradicted, were common. In the market, among rough huckstresses swearing at each other, one heard threats to make sausages of a person.’ 449 more words
The litmus test for the accessibility of Tom Stoppard’s euphorically erudite play Travesties resides, I believe, with my fifteen-year-old daughter Lea, who loves to read but has no deep familiarity, as yet, with the names – let alone the work – of James Joyce, Vladimir Lenin or Tristan Tzara. 650 more words