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Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?

We’ve all heard the stories about Soviet-era officials who fell out of favor with the ruling elite and not only disappeared from the streets of Moscow but also from history. Take Leon Trotsky, who was exiled, then assassinated in Mexico, and whose image was airbrushed from official Soviet photographs. Or Nikolai Yezhov, chief of the Soviet secret police who, after leading Stalin's 1930s purges for two years, got purged himself: He was executed, and removed from official photographs. So there's a long history in Moscow of rewriting the past. But it looks as though the Russian government is trying to rewrite the present too. In the days after the downing of Malaysia...

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