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Civilization Returns to Palmyra–While the West Scoffs

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[Ed. note – Western media have been taking some cheap pot shots at the glorious concert given Thursday in Palmyra by the St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra. It’s sad in a way. The concert was so uplifting, so very wonderfully meaningful and symbolic. The propaganda war waged by these people is relentless. ]

By Gilbert Doctorow | Russia Insider

In this essay we will examine the remarkable performance of the Mariinsky Theater orchestra in Palmyra on 5 May from three perspectives:  at face value, in terms of the objectives set out by its organizer, with mention of all key actors;  its political dimension as seen from Moscow; and its political dimension as seen by Western mainstream media…

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4 thoughts on “Civilization Returns to Palmyra–While the West Scoffs

  1. An excellent overview by Mr. Doctorow! Thank you. Viva Syria! You go, Russia!

    (I was quite amazed that my Zionist-owned local MSM rag carried an AP seven-paragraph “Nation & World” lead-off item on page A4. Sure enough, its title conjoined the news of the concert and the “strike kills 28” distraction (in the end, fully THREE of the seven paragraphs droned on about the strike!), and the text noted nothing about President Putin’s video address to the assembled throng (acknowledged as a “packed…audience”) or a UNESCO presence. But the concert was credited as “triumphant” — and I held hope that discerning readers might have the curiosity and erudition to connect some dots merely from the appearance and placement, and the POSITIVE aspect, of the report.)

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