Turkeytop wrote: ↑
Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:16 pm
The statues were erected in veneration of those a**holes. Mot of them , during the 20th century, long after the war had been lost.
Do the Germans revere statues of Hitler? Do the Russians adore Statues of Stalin?
After the defeat of Saddam's regime, the first thing the people did was pull down his statue.
Leaving a statue of a person with historical significance does not mean you "revere" the person or their deeds. Some may, most do not.
Regarding Stalin and Russia, here's a list of places a statue of Joeseph can be found in Russia according to Wiki:
Many statues can be found at Fallen Monument Park, Moscow.
Bust at his tomb in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Moscow.
Bust in the Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow.
Statue of Stalin along with Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the All-Russia Exhibition Center, Moscow.
A bust stands at the Memorial of Glory in Vladikavkaz.
A bust stands at School No. 2 in Ardon, North Ossetia.
There is bust of Stalin in the Communist Party's regional headquarters in Bryansk.
A bust of Stalin is in Kizel.
A statue in Nogir (ru), North Ossetia–Alania.
A statue of Stalin is in the yard of School No.2, Ardon, North Ossetia–Alania.
A bust of Stalin in the village of Chokh, Dagestan.
A bust of Stalin at a square in Derbent, Dagestan.
Should we remove all the statues or memorials to Franklin Delano Roosevelt because he locked up American citizens in internment camps because they had Japanese ancestors? Or because he turned away a ship holding over 900 Jews that were later slaughtered by the Nazi's?