Russia’s Gift to US Treated Like Garbage, Says Analyst

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[ Ed. note – Back in May of 2014, when the 9/11 Memorial and Museum opened in New York, you could scarcely open a newspaper, turn on the TV, or cruise the Internet without seeing or hearing something about it. But how many people know about a memorial that was given as a gift by Russia to the United States back in 2006? I didn’t even know about it myself until I came across the article excerpted and linked below (h/t Ariadna).

The memorial is entitled “To the Struggle Against World Terrorism,” or sometimes simply “The Teardrop Memorial.” That’s a picture of it in the photo above. The ground breaking ceremony, in New Jersey, was attended by Vladimir Putin, but his generous gift to the people of the United States was almost totally blacked out by the media at the time…

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