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Don’t Let Putin Whitewash History

President Vladimir Putin cleared the penultimate barrier to his staying on in power indefinitely by having Russia’s highest court ruled in favor of amending the country’s constitution to remove presidential term limits. His tenure in office already exceeds that of his hero, Josef Stalin, and guarantees the continuing pursuit of Russian revisionism, both geopolitical and historical.As part of this revanchist agenda, Putin had this winter sent out invitations to the world’s leaders for his military extravaganza in May to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Germany’s capitulation in the Second World War. The not-so-thinly veiled subtext of the events: to erase …read more

Source:: The American Interest