Putin’s History Lessons

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And the Real Rules of Russian History

Vlad the Retreater is the world’s most history-obsessed autocrat. His 7000 word Ukrainian identity-erasing essay, stating that Ukrainians and Russians are “one people — a single whole”, is reconquest justification dressed up as history thesis. As a former history prof who studied Russian history, I can assure readers that Putin’s thesis flunks the evidence…

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Lester Golden

Lester Golden

From Latvia and Porto I write to share learning from life in 8 languages in 5 countries & seeing fascism die in Portugal & Spain in 1974 and 1976.