Lenin Beheaded

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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The toppling of Lenin’s statue in Kiev represents a watershed moment.

Ukrainian People Power

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Ukrainian revolutionaries choose Europe because they know who Putin is and what Putinism means.

The Indomitable Natalia Gorbanevskaya

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


CZECH-RUSSIA-HISTORY-GORBANEVSKAYA-FILES

A noble voice of the Soviet dissident movement passes from the stage.

Defying Evil: Albert Camus and His Century

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Born a century ago on November 7, 1913 — a titan who diagnosed the malady of our times.

Breaking Myths: The Ideas that Ruined Bolshevism

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A powerful new book dissects the symbolic matrix of Gorbachev’s revolution.

Stalin, Putin, and the Challenges of Memory

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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The high price of denial.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Paradigmatic Zek

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Remembering the dissident who lit moral dynamite under the Soviet myth.

The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 45 Years Later

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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The socialism that came in from the cold.

A Passion for Truth: In Memoriam Jean Bethke Elshtain (1941-2013)

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A titan who knew that refusal to act against evil inevitably leads to acquiescence and complicity with it.

Betrayed Illusions: The Left and the Jews

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


Israel-Apartheid

How Bolshevik internationalism degenerated into vicious anti-Semitism.