Babi Yar

As the Western powers seem determined to allow the flourishing of fascism in the Ukraine it's worth remembering the famous poem by Yevgeni Yevtushenko. The poem Babi Yar speaks of the anti-semitism that led to the massacres of Jews, Gypsies and Soviets at Babi Yar in the Ukraine during the Second World War.BABI YARBy Yevgeni YevtushenkoTranslated … Continue reading Babi Yar

Jesus Christ Superstar dropped in Russia church row

The UK album cover for the 1969 release of Jesus Christ Superstar. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)BBC News - Jesus Christ Superstar dropped in Russia church rowNever seen Jesus Christ Superstar but as a kid like everyone else I knew the rhymes to do with women's clothing.Is there really anything in it to cause the ROC to … Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar dropped in Russia church row