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With the Nation's Memory Awards, we want to publicly acknowledge and appreciate stories of people oppressed by the totalitarian regimes and non-democracy," head of Post Bellum SK Sandra Polovkova told the TASR newswire.
5, Guy Fawkes Night, outside the Houses of Parliament that have become the symbol of the totalitarian regime.
This December's Sofia Platform focused on issues of lustration, justice and reconciliation as Arab and North African countries throw off totalitarian regimes and embrace democracy.
Slogans of uprisings were living prosperously and freely, and getting rid of totalitarian regimes, he said.
Apparently strict totalitarian regimes are a bit funny about going at their religious artefacts with a trainer.
A local exhibition showcasing artworks banned by 20th century totalitarian regimes has lifted out of oblivion a powerful symbol of socialist glamour: former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito's famous presidential yacht Galeb.
The toppling of totalitarian regimes is to be welcomed but much depends on what replaces them.
If we look at the worst totalitarian regimes of the 20th century--Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China--we find that they were obsessed by history and its workings.
Blake Eskin's brief discussion of the Russian Jewish novelist Vasily Grossman's epic Life and Fate and how it "draws parallels between fascism and Communism and the use of mass deportation, forced labor, and murder in both totalitarian regimes," brought to mind Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands, which books critic Adam Kirsch reviewed last week and which treats all the mass Nazi and Soviet killings from eastern Germany to western Russia between 1933 and 1945 as worthy of a single study.
The totalitarian regimes of Hitler and Stalin, and many lesser tyrants, harboured a special hatred for the intellectual, and in these pages Anna Porter, Robert Fulford, and Rick Salutin review the struggle of the free thinker in the midst of the twentieth century.
The book unwittingly justifies a totalitarian mentality and explains why most of our democracies today are, in reality, thinly disguised totalitarian regimes.
Dane Taleski from SDSM in Vreme analyzes that the conspiracy theories are the basic elements of totalitarian regimes and a safe path towards smothering democracy.