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Russia Promotes Soviet Legend Over Fact

Russia's controversial minister of culture, Vladimir Medinsky, in October called a Soviet legend about 28 soldiers who died defending Moscow from invading Nazis in World War II “sacred” and anyone who questions it "scum."   A ministry-supported feature film dramatizing the story, “Panfilov’s 28,” was released to cinemas across Russia in November, despite Soviet archives published in 2015 that prove the legend was propaganda.   The official Soviet story goes like...

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