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One of the refrains of conservatism is that an institution that is currently bad used to be much better--a perspective I invariably disagree with.

Master thread of the NY Times reporting on the rise of the USSR, which garnered a Pulitzer for their man Walter Duranty
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1. Pendant la grande terreur stalinienne, 1500 personnes ont été exécutées par jour pendant presque un an et demi. Cette période a commencé avec les premiers procès de Moscou du début de l’année 1937.
2. Au début, la grande terreur frappa d’abord la nomenklatura communiste, la vieille garde révolutionnaire qui avait servi l’Etat soviétique au début des années 20. Puis la grande terreur se généralisa à l’ensemble de la population soviétique.
3. Une décision du PolitBuro de juillet 1937 à destination du NKVD demanda une répression des « éléments anti-soviétiques » et des « ennemis du peuple » avec des objectifs chiffrés.
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Ukranian nationalists are spiritual brothers to the MAGA movement.

They fought off the Russian boot for a century under Communism and still maintain the fighting spirit.
Ukranian nationalists are Nazis.
Trump supporting nationalists are Nazis.

Interesting eh? Same smear used against both of us...
Very sick idea to say Ukranians only want freedom from Russia due to some mythical US CIA coup.

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💥🔥💥Putin is getting desperate and Trump needs a diversion... What could possibly go wrong⁉️
💥In any other administration, Putin’s aggression would be met with a strong response. Putin knows that his puppet Trump will behave...💥
⛽️ Igor Sechin’s gambit to be Venezuela’s emergency financier has turned risky and the Rosneft chief is nervous that Maduro’s delayed oil shipments designed to repay Russian loans are in jeopardy.…
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Thread | Holodomor: O Holocausto Ucraniano

Em ucraniano a palavra holodomor quer dizer morte por fome. Entretanto, este termo é empregado para referir-se a um momento mais específico da história da Ucrânia, o período entre 1932 e 1933. Durante esta fase o povo ucraniano
enfrentou uma situação devastadora: má colheita de grãos e uma bruta repressão dirigida pelo mandatário soviético Josef Stalin.

No início da década de 1930 a Ucrânia já fazia parte da União Soviética, mas tinha certa autonomia econômica. Até então o povo ucraniano desfrutava de uma prosperidade econômica e, neste sentido, a Ucrânia era conhecida como a cesta de pão da Europa, pois o
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