Lenin Beheaded

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

Ukrainian People Power

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

The Indomitable Natalia Gorbanevskaya

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

Defying Evil: Albert Camus and His Century

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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

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

Stalin, Putin, and the Challenges of Memory

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The high price of denial.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Paradigmatic Zek

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

The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 45 Years Later

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The socialism that came in from the cold.

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

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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

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How Bolshevik internationalism degenerated into vicious anti-Semitism.