March 31, 2014
Why Russians Long for the Soviet Union
Victor Davidoff, Moscow Times
The Associated Press
Almost everyone who supports using force against Ukraine sees it primarily as a path to resurrecting the Soviet Union. This may be explained by the fact that the majority of these people never lived in the U.S.S.R. and do not remember it. For them, it is just a mythical golden age of a great power that could provide stability to several generations of Russians.
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