Radio Free Europe: In Russia’s War On Ukraine, Historians Find Themselves On The Front Lines, Figuratively And Literally

Radio Free Europe: In Russia’s War On Ukraine, Historians Find Themselves On The Front Lines, Figuratively And Literally. “In recent years, Russia has fiercely resisted efforts to shed light on Soviet-era repressions and to name the security agents who killed millions of Soviet citizens under dictator Josef Stalin and other Soviet leaders. At the same time, Ukraine – since the 2013-14 Maidan protests drove Russia-backed President Viktor Yanukovych out of the country – has been throwing open Soviet archives and releasing troves of detailed information about the past.”

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