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Sat, Oct 15, 2016 Mark Twain 14,824

It may come as a surprise to most Americans that Russians are crazy about Mark Twain and know his work very well, as it has been required reading in Russian schools for almost 100 years.  

We were alerted to this article by a Russian friend who remembered it from school, no doubt triumphantly presented by a true believer Communist school marm of evidence that "democracy" is a joke.  The funny thing is that the school marm was right.