Saturday, October 31, 2009

Russian Government Backtracks on Full Rehabilitation of Stalin

The Russian government has now publicly distanced itself from the full rehabilitation of Joseph Stalin. Medvedev recently strongly criticized the late Soviet dictator. See the BBC story in the URL below for more details.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8334009.stm

2 comments:

Farhad said...

If I remember it right, on Thursday the official government news channel "Vesti" broadcasted an event where people and politicians gathered at a memorial to the victims of Stalinist repressions. It did not get much "air time", however, it reminded people the dark memories about Stalin.

gabe said...

That's good. There's hope. Your blog is interesting, as always.