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‘March of a Million’ protestors pull down Lenin statues in Kiev

The almost seven-decade life of Russian revolution leader Vladimir Lenin’s statue in Kiev ended in spectacular fashion, with a half backwards somersault and dive head-first into the ground. As hundreds of thousands protested against the government of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and its rejection of a pact with the European…

Newsreader who ‘buried Putin’ is Internet star

A newsreader who slipped up and said bloggers were debating whether Prime Minister Vladimir Putin should be buried has become an Internet sensation and received thousands of grateful posts in Russia. Maria Bukhtuyeva, a newsreader from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, made the mistake when wanting to say presidential hopeful…

Billboard linking Obama, Hitler draws complaints

Update: Radio Iowa reports, “A billboard in Mason City that pictured President Obama flanked by Nazi leader Adolph Hitler and communist leader Vladimir Lenin has been papered over this morning.” A billboard created by an Iowa tea party group that compares President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin…

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