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Statue of Olena Teliha Desecrated at Babiy Yar

Dear Readers: Today I am doing something that I have not done before:  I am interrupting one of my multi-part stories for BREAKING NEWS!!!!  Namely, the statue of Olena Teliha at Babiy Yar got itself splattered with red paint.  This … Continue reading

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Petrushka in the Knesset

Dear Readers: Today I have a translation of a piece by Alexander Rogers.  Despite his English-sounding name, Rogers is apparently Russian, and writes in Russian.  I am not sure, but I think he is a Russian Jew, possibly living in … Continue reading

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Ukraine Replaces Banner of Victory With Rag of Defeat

In Ukraine: Two days ago a court in Odessa ruled  that it was illegal to display replicas of the Soviet-era “Banner of Victory”, namely the Soviet flag which was raised over the German Reichstag at the end of World War … Continue reading

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