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The new Bond film - as seen by the Russian Communists

They don't seem to approve:

"A Russian communist group has attacked the newest Bond girl, Olga Kurylenko, for her "moral and intellectual betrayal" in starring in a film about the "enemy of the Soviet people."..."In the name of all communists we appeal to you, Olga Kurylenko, wanton daughter of unclean Ukraine and deserter of the Slavic world. The Soviet Union educated you, cared for you, and brought you up for free, but no one suspected that you would commit this act of intellectual and moral betrayal," the St. Petersburg-based KPLO group's statement read, going on to call James Bond "the killer of hundreds of Soviet people and their allies."

Hundreds?

By my reckoning, the not uncomely Ms Kurylenko would have been 12 at the time Ukraine broke from the USSR. Maybe she should point her accusers in the direction of Robert Conquest's 'The Harvest of Sorrow', his book on the holodomor.

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Anonymous Tyranny said... 9:06 am

Hmm... another government that can't quite break the habit of lecturing and hectoring its people  



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