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U.S. Senator Thinks Russia Is Under Communist Rule

Senator Chuck Grassley (Iowa-R) applauded U.S. ambassador Susan Rice's strong statement about "Soviet Russia" and "Red China" Saturday afternoon. Only Rice didn't say anything about "Soviet Russia" and "Red China."

Posted on February 4, 2012, at 5:41 p.m. ET

Via Twitter: @https://twitter.com/#!/ChuckGrassley/status/165888814231986177

Since Russia hasn't been Communist since 1991, we've recapped about 20 years of history for Grassley to catch him up on what he's missed.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall.

Boris Yeltsin on top of the tanks in Red Square in 1991.

Boris Yeltsin on top of the tanks in Red Square in 1991.

Vadimir Putin elected as Russia's second President.

Vadimir Putin elected as Russia's second President.

Dmitry Medvedev elected Russia's third President.

Dmitry Medvedev elected Russia's third President.

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