Joseph Stalin

Brexit Voting MPs Adopted Doctrine Of 'Hitler, Mussolini And Stalin', Says Lib Dem Peer

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Politics

MPs who campaigned for ‘Remain’ at the EU referendum but voted to give Theresa May the authority to start the Brexit process are guilty of accepti...

Celebrating the Great Patriotic Struggle... To Create Twerk Videos

Neil Durkin | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK
Neil Durkin

Like Pussy Riot, the Novorossiysk "twerk three" were charged with "hooliganism". But for what? Prosecutors apparently argued their twerk video was disrespectful to the memory of those who fought in the Second World War because it was filmed in front of the local war memorial... Like the Pussy Riot church video maybe not to everyone's taste, but a jailable offence?

A Political Apprenticeship: What Winston Churchill Taught Harry Truman

Philip White | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Politics
Philip White

The two men couldn't have been more different. One was born in a magnificent palace, the other in a humble farmhouse. One had been in politics for 40 years, the other was a relative newcomer. One was lauded as his country's greatest Prime Minister. The other was derided as an accidental President...

Ukraine Crisis Shows Obama Does Not Believe in American Exceptionalism

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

On his first overseas trip as president in 2009, Barack Obama was asked by a foreign journalist whether he subscribed to American exceptionalism, the idea that America has a unique role to champion freedom and democracy...

Student Union Uses Joseph Stalin To Promote Campus Politics Event

The Huffington Post UK | Doug Bolton | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A students' union is facing a backlash after using an image of former dictator of the USSR Joseph Stalin to promote their upcoming elections. The c...

Funniest Exam Answers Of The Year... Featuring Stalin, Valium, Lavatories And More

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Stalin's vital tools in controlling Eastern Europe post-Nazi Germany? Coleslaw, potato salad and sausage rolls, according to one unfortunate student. ...

Winston Churchill's Short-Lived VE Day Victory, and His Memorable Comeback

Philip White | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK Politics
Philip White

May 8, 1945. London. Winston Churchill stands alongside King George VI and other members of the Royal Family on a Buckingham Palace balcony, waving to a crowd of thousands who've gathered to celebrate with him the fall of Germany, and victory in Europe.

Thierry Henry, and the Philosophy of Never Going Back

Alistair Coleman | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Thierry Henry has returned to Arsenal, where he was rightly recognised in his eight-year stay as one of the finest strikers ever to have plied his craft in the English leagues. This has - for enthusiasts of the round-ball game - engendered the same sort of excitement grandees of the Conservative Party must have felt when Winston Churchill returned to Number Ten in 1951 at the age of 76.