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Yossarian-22
Oct 26, 2014

I like keeping our country safe.



i support the people's republic of lf and wanna make my support clear and emphatic by posting about it

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Pener Kropoopkin
Jan 30, 2013

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My favorite bit from the 96 election is that Yeltsin had a 90+% population turnout in Chechnya, which at the time was still at the tail end of the First Chechen War, and absolutely everyone there hated Yeltsin's guts.

Dreddout
Oct 1, 2015

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.


Pener Kropoopkin posted:

I have personally flown Migs for Assad the Lion

I'm the chief manufacturer of barrels in the Levant

Sheng-Ji Yang
Mar 5, 2014




Pener Kropoopkin posted:

My favorite bit from the 96 election is that Yeltsin had a 90+% population turnout in Chechnya, which at the time was still at the tail end of the First Chechen War, and absolutely everyone there hated Yeltsin's guts.

didnt putin manage more than 100% awhile ago, or exactly 100%

Sheng-Ji Yang
Mar 5, 2014




99.76% apparently, drat

Sheng-Ji Yang
Mar 5, 2014




Hilario Baldness
Feb 10, 2005





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Top City Homo posted:

I still donít understand how that drunk piece of poo poo became president instead of being hanged off a street lamp

I don't know how he got elected in the first place, but I think Clinton rigged the election for him in 96 to keep him in power so international oligarchs could swindle the population

Darkman Fanpage
Jul 4, 2012

ha ha




R. Guyovich posted:

he was gonna lose to the communists and get thrown in jail probably but billions in oligarch/imf money and fraud kept him in office

yanks 2 the rescue

R. Guyovich
Feb 23, 2010



the hardliners lost their balls in '91, also

e: and gorby was born without them, i think

R. Guyovich fucked around with this message at Dec 14, 2017 around 06:14

BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

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in retrospect i wish the hardliners had succeeded in their coup and crushed all opposition

A Typical Goon
Feb 25, 2011

I'm not fat I'm big buffed


does anyone in this thread have any good books recs on Salvador Allende and the Chilean coup in general?

yes Iím aware that modern communists donít actually read

R. Guyovich
Feb 23, 2010



BrutalistMcDonalds posted:

in retrospect i wish the hardliners had succeeded in their coup and crushed all opposition

they should have; the anti-democratic nature of yeltsin's reorganization was revealed when he started shelling the white house

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BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

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Lipstick Apathy

i also liked how in the new blade runner the USSR never collapsed and there are ads for holographic ballerinas titled SOVIET HAPPY

SOVIET HAPPY

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