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'A naked abuse of power'

...the political spectrum, who liken a Texas county prosecutor's farcical charges to banana-republic politics and Soviet Union-era show trials.Sensational headlines such as "Perry faces up to 105 years in prison" betray the political vindictiveness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
Animals entering political ads

...re-election campaign, President Ronald Reagan aired a commercial about a bear, a readily recognizable symbol for the Soviet Union."There is a bear in the woods. For some people, the bear is easy to see. Others don't see it at all," the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-14/animals-enteri
Don't tar Christian armies

...killings of China's Mao Zedong (60 million), the Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin (40 million), China's Chiang...million), Japan's Hideki Tojo (5 million), the Soviet Union's Vladimir Lenin ( 4 million), Cambodia's Pol Pot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-15/dont-tar-christian-armie
So you wanna revolution? What kind, exactly?

...first rock. To spark an armed revolt, this government would literally have to turn on its citizens the way Stalin's Soviet Union or Mao's China turned on theirs. And God help the bureaucrats that ever make such an order, because Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-07-27/so-you-wan
Rules of disengagement

...resource on the planet.? Russia. Vladimir Putin is using all the dictatorial tools at his disposal to reassemble the Soviet Union, as our president stands by clucking his tongue in disapproval. As if Putin cared.And now Iraq.The unraveling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-14/rules-disengagement
Living in the past

...are model leaders.Of the 20th and 16th centuries, respectively.Russia's Putin seems intent on reconfiguring the Soviet Union which, as you'll recall, collapsed of its own overbearing weight during the last century. He is still playing that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-08/living-past
Aleksandra Demediuk

...she was born on January 17, 1926 in Kiev, Ukraine. Despite growing up under Stalin's oppressive regime in the Soviet Union, Aleksandra excelled in music and graduated first in her gymnasium class. After her father was arrested during Stalin's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171548427
Let this dinosaur die

...longer the exotic and tumultuous prospect it was when President Roosevelt created Ex-Im to finance trade with the Soviet Union in 1934. These days, any major American corporation worth its salt has been doing business overseas without assistance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-18/let-dinosaur-die
Help wanted - desperately

...reeling Europe into economic recovery. Why wasn't a similar sweeping plan deployed to these new nations when the Soviet Union fell?Shouldn't there be a kind of "freedom starter kit" that free nations can provide to new countries such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-18/help-wanted-desperate
Rowing coach with Augusta ties passes away

...coaching legend Igor Grinko passed away Monday night after a battle with cancer.Grinko, 68, coached the United States, Soviet Union and China national teams. He helped the 1996 American men's quad sculling team earn a silver medal in Atlanta. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-18/rowing-coach-local-ties-pass