Skip to comments.Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony 'to Hail Stalin Era Industrial Revolution'
Posted on 02/07/2014 6:13:52 AM PST by C19fan
Locals who have had a sneak peek at the Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony claim there is a separate section to celebrate Russia's industrial revolution during Joseph Stalin's era, which cost millions of lives.
Although the exact details of the ceremony have been kept under wraps, some likely features are emerging, and it appears Russia will ape the homage to industrial history which underpinned the opening of London 2012.
The opening ceremony is being orchestrated by Russia's high-profile director at the country's Channel One Konstantin Ernst and millions of dollars are being splurged on the event.
However, despite the glamour and the expense, the industrial section is likely to ignite controversy, given the brutal methods by which Stalin industrialised Russia during the 1930s.
Some estimates suggest 20 million Russians died during Stalin's regime as a result of the famine precipitated by the dictator's economic policies.
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“Spring Time for Stalin”
“Don’t be stupid, be a smarty, come and join the Commie Party.”
Well the Brits did a paean to the NHS, which was ludicrous.
The Free Market System constantly renews and refreshes itself by punishing obsolescence and rewarding innovation.
Which system is more likely to produce stinky yellow water for it's citizens?
“My jaw dropped to the floor when I saw this. Imagine the Germans doing a celebration of Hitler’s “accomplishments” of the 1930s, for example building the autobahn.”
Well, I guess they could do tyrannical Czars instead.
One reason I won’t be watching the Olympics.
Will NBC interrupt it every other minute with commercials, as they have done with previous Opening/Closing ceremonies?
Those interruptions make it hardly worth watching.
DVR is your friend.
I'll tape and then start watching 1 hour after it starts doing the FF shuffle.
Tell that to the liberals in the USA who claim that the free market system leaves the poor in the dust.
Well, look at the 2012 Olympics in London. Instead of celebrating the glories of Britain; it turned into a stomach-turning celebration of the welfare state.
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