October 21, 2014

The Soviet Story [VIDEO]

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"The Soviet Story” is a story of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale. Assisted by the West, this power triumphed on May 9th, 1945. Its crimes were made taboo, and the complete story of Europe’s most murderous regime has never been told. Until now… WARNING: The video contains disturbing images of human suffering. … [Read more...]

Russian Rights Group Creates Virtual Gulag

Prisoners at work in the gulag during the 1930s

The site is written in Russian, but the pictures are nevertheless compelling. Hopefully they will provide an English version eventually. Radio Free Europe The Russian human rights center Memorial has launched an online "museum" on the history of the Soviet labor and prison camps known as the gulag, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports. Memorial workers have spent six years going through … [Read more...]