The newly elected pro-Russian government in Ukraine just had a book burning. What did they burn? History books - books that demonize the Soviets and glorify Ukrainians. It's frightening to think that in 2010 the truth about the past is still seen as threatening. No wonder the old people that survived the gulag, the Holodomor, and World War II are so broken in spirit. The experiences of their youth are still considered figments of their imagination.
Pillau 1945, Bundesarchiv_Bild_146-1989-033-33 One of the Baltic ports that I didn't get a chance to visit back in 2019 was Baltiysk in...