Stalin’s dentist: Talent, that mysterious quality, is a rare thing

Stalin’s dentist: Talent, that mysterious quality, is a rare thing

Lev Navrozov England was our first love. Good Old England. There was no way for us who studied English to go and live there, which was our impossible dream. We got to learn so much about it from books and recordings. Our son studied English by listening to Gielgud’s recitals of Shakespeare’s poems. He imitated […]

Putin bombshell: He planned invasion, war in Georgia 4 years ago

Putin bombshell: He planned invasion, war in Georgia 4 years ago

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On the fourth anniversary of the brief but brutal war with Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that the invasion of Georgia was long planned and he was personally involved in the approval and execution of the war. Putin’s comments […]

Where is the U.S. indictment of Julian Assange?

Where is the U.S. indictment of Julian Assange?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid The story we get repeatedly from the press is that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange received asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London because he fears being sent by the British to Sweden to answer sex charges and then eventually being extradited to the U.S. to answer espionage charges here. […]

From late-night arrests in the USSR to Soros-funded ‘progressive’ assaults on freedom in the U.S.

From late-night arrests in the USSR to Soros-funded ‘progressive’ assaults on freedom in the U.S.

Lev Navrozov I was born in Moscow; I went to a Soviet school, where I discovered that there were things one should never mention in class. In particular, my parents told me never to reveal to my classmates any conversations we were having at home and never to discuss anything going on in our family. […]

After 12 years of de facto dictatorship, a sense of foreboding in Moscow

After 12 years of de facto dictatorship, a sense of foreboding in Moscow

On the surface, Moscow has never looked more prosperous. High-end restaurants are full. Cyclists, strollers, and rollerbladers crowd Gorky Park. Newly built skyscrapers give the city a modern skyline, and streets are clogged with late-model Western cars. But there is a growing sense of unease. …   After years when opposition demonstrations typically attracted no […]

From the safety of the West, recalling Stalin’s infinitely dangerous madness

From the safety of the West, recalling Stalin’s infinitely dangerous madness

Lev Navrozov Let me remind my dear readers that I was born in 1928, that is, I was to live in Stalin’s hell on earth. Created in pre-Soviet Russia were works of genius (such as those of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, or Chekhov), which were translated into the languages of all culturally advanced countries. The Russian classical […]

Escape from the USSR and immigration to USA: We did it our way, and legally

Escape from the USSR and immigration to USA: We did it our way, and legally

Lev Navrozov The year was 1969. To an outsider, it would seem that the occupants of that white stone house on the hill, acres of birch trees, a cherry orchard, and surrounded by a high fence are happily enjoying their life. We worked at home. Rarely, my wife, chief editor of the Soviet branch of […]

Soviet health care almost aborted our son

Soviet health care almost aborted our son

Lev Navrozov In 1972, my wife, our son, my mother, and I were on our way to the United States from Italy, where we had spent almost six months waiting for our American visas to be processed. All other Russian émigrés who also received their visas chose to go to the United States by plane. […]

Bury Lenin, skip the state honors and hold his cult accountable

Bury Lenin, skip the state honors and hold his cult accountable

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Finally, Russians are considering burying Vladimir Lenin. Since his death in 1924, the Bolshevik leader’s embalmed body has been lying in a glass coffin in a mausoleum on Moscow’s Red Square. For many, he is the shining symbol of Soviet communism — a martyr to the utopian cause of socialist revolution. However, […]

Russia to base six warships at Tartous, Syria through October

Russia to base six warships at Tartous, Syria through October

Special to WorldTribune.com MOSCOW — The Russian Navy has sent a flotilla to Syria for an exercise in the eastern Mediterranean. The Russian Defense Ministry said the Navy was sending at least six vessels for an exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea and Mediterranean. The ministry said the flotilla, sent amid the intensification of […]

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