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The purpose of CommunistCrimes.org is to foster international understanding of the impact of communism on societies. The portal focuses on a variety of events and their implications, from crimes against humanity perpetrated by communist regimes to transitional issues of post-communist states. We seek to demystify communism and denounce rule based on repression, so that communist crimes would be duly condemned as atrocities committed by totalitarian regimes ought to be.

 

In pursuing our mission, we gather and distribute data regarding the activities of communist and post-communist regimes around the world. We support scholarly research on communist regimes by facilitating access to relevant information - from country-based history overviews to digitising relevant primary sources. Moreover, the portal aims to be a platform for public and academic discourse on the impact of communism through mediating thematic news and scientific articles.

 

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  • 26.03.2014 Ilves: we see fear or indifference towards violence in Europe

    We again see fearful or indifferent glances in Europe that don’t dare to do anything or don’t know what to do against violence, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in his speech dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the 1949 March deportations on Tuesday, LETA/Public Broadcasting...

  • 21.03.2014 Kyiv Signs EU Agreement As Putin Signs Crimea Annexation

    Moscow has completed the process of making Ukraine's Crimea part of Russia, as Ukraine's prime minister, in a highly symbolic move, signed a political cooperation agreement with the European Union.

  • 17.03.2014 Crimea asks to join Russia as West readies sanctions

    Crimea declared independence Monday and applied to join Russia while the Kremlin braced for sanctions after the flashpoint peninsula voted to leave Ukraine in a referendum that has sparked the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

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