Stalin’s statue to be resurrected in his home town of Gori

Sergey put me onto this one. The Tbilisi News has a number of reports of the progress in resurrecting Stalin’s massive statue in his home town of Georgia. Most of them are linked to a rather puzzled reporter for none other than the Wall Street Journal, who simply doesn’t get it. The same applies to this supposedly ‘balanced’ piece on the BBC.

Of course, for one of my new projects called ‘Embalming our Leaders’, a visit to Gori is a must:

He’s had a long enough rest (since 2010):

Stalin statue in Gori 02a

Time to be up and about:

Stalin statue in Gori 01a

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