Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Now we know what Bono told the Russians

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin at a dinner with foreign guests this week --

Asked by a British reporter whether Lenin's tomb should be moved from Red Square before the 2017 centenary of the Russian revolution, he pointed out that all over England are statues of Oliver Cromwell, the 17th-century English Puritan leader who overthrew the monarchy:"Who do you think was worse: Cromwell or Stalin?"

Photo: AP via NPR

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