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Statement by Russian Anti-War Committee; by Diane Ravitch

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Mikhail Khodorovsk,   was the richest oligarch -with a fortune of $15 billion. He criticized Putin,  began to speak out for democracy, and was arrested for tax evasion and given a long prison sentence. He lost his billions, but hid a few hundred million in Ireland. Pardoned, recently,  he  lives in London and supports civil society efforts to build a democratic future for Russia.The following statement was posted on Khodorovsky’s website. "Meanwhile, Putin and his propagandists continue to tell lies about “liberating” Ukraine. Russian TV spews hateful lies about Nazis in Kyiv while the regime blocks social media to prevent Russians from seeing the bloody truth. Thrice betrayed and now sacrificed for the West’s sins of appeasement of Putin, Ukraine is a tragedy of Biblical dimensions. We call upon the free world to exercise its vast power and clear moral authority to save innocent lives."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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