June 04, 2020

Why future North Koreans may be nostalgic for the cult of Kim
Just as some Russians fondly remember Stalin, many will continue to love the Great Leader

The past few months in Russia have been marked by yet another upsurge of discussions about Joseph Stalin and his role in the nation’s history.

 Influential internet personalities are exchanging sharp polemical blows, presenting their anti-Stalin/pro-Stalin opponents as a bunch of naïve simpletons being manipulated by evil puppet masters. The discussion has heated up, and abusive language is thrown around with little second thought.