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Aleksandr Podrabinek: 'In a Mad Country, the Opposition is Mad Too' (

posted 23 Jun 2013, 10:34 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 23 Jun 2013, 10:38 ]
20 June 2013 

Аleksandr Podrabinek 


If you think about it, our country is mad. For 74 years the Communists and their ‘vanguard’ – the Cheka, the NKVD, the KGB – had their way with her. Many millions suffered in concentration camps, were dispossessed as victims of collectivization, were deported together with entire peoples, were shot in the Cheka’s cellars and on military firing grounds. You would think Russia had had enough of suffering from the secret police. You would think it would have been enough. [Read more]