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Commenting article: Boycott of Moscow's Victory Day Parade Helps New Iron Curtain Fall

The term “Iron Curtain” was not coined by Winston Churchill, but it was he who turned it into one of the symbols of the latter part of the twentieth century by using it in his famous Fulton speech of 1946.

Back then it actually described only one of the “Iron Curtains” which have existed in the past decades.

With “Kiev-led” Ukraine celebrating Europe Day and the “People’s Republics” marking Victory Day and holding a parade of their own, one of Europe’s largest countries is just one example showing that the notion of an “Iron Curtain” is not only limited to a specific stretch of time. Seventy years after the war ended and 69 years after the Cold War began (and Churchill used that phrase), it looks like the latter was only briefly interrupted by a truce. Those who once fought together, later turned against each other but chose to bury the past, now seem to be running the risk of returning to a previous episode of relations. And all of them are relying on their own versions of history, picking Ukraine as an occasion to prick each other.

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Jerry - 9 May 2015 // 19:08:14

The Iron Curtain and Domino Affect is the concepts of the human imagination.

A bloc is reality, that must be defined social, economic and political and measured through sustainability..

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V Day Parade - 13 May 2015 // 01:33:21

Look at the real V-Day parade at interfax.ru

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