The demonstrators disappear

In his book The Commissar Vanishes, art historian David King shows how heroes could be made into villains and inconvenient people could be made simply to disappear from official Soviet Union photographs during the Stalin era. It appears that respectable news outfits like the Associated Press, the New York Times and CNN have gone Uncle Joe a few steps better and made thousands of inconvenient demonstrators disappear.

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