Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

The Motherland Calls

Saying this is the largest statue of a woman in the world doesn’t communicate its majesty. It really is impressive. The Motherland is approached via a series of memorials. I find them all moving. People are taking each other’s photos … Continue reading

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“Treasonous Traitor”

I just read this piece on Counterpunch and thought it was really funny, then I realized that Hopkins actually had a link to his mention of a New York Times piece with the title Trump, Treasonous Traitor, and I clicked on … Continue reading

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Volgograd Regional Museum

This room is on the early 20th Century, and is hung with banners “1917” and “2017”. The latest date I see on the political posters which ring the ceiling is 1921. The Revolution had triumphed, there was no New Economic … Continue reading

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Stalingrad

Bunker entrance for the 1942 city defense committee. Obelisk is in memory of the Red Tsaritsyn deaths at the hands of the White Guard, 1919. The eternal flame and plaque are dedicated to those who fought 1942-43. This memorializes the … Continue reading

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