Ostap when it's your opinion being banned you will not be clapping any more - and the way European democracy is going that is going to happen.
This sort of issue should be left to historians to debate. It was nearly 100 years ago, it is not relevant to modern politics. Far from standing up to genocide this is Sarkozy cynically trying to win over France's large Armenian population to shore up his flagging poll ratings. The man is a slime and is never to be trusted.
Red Terror - the body count - They make Nazis look like school girls!
PR China: 73,237,000. USSR: 61,911,000. N. Korea: 3,163,000. Cambodia: 2,627,000. Afghanistan: 1,750,000. Vietnam: 1,670,000 (exc. Vietnam war). Ethiopia: 1,343,610. Yugoslavia: 1,072,000. CSR: 700,000. PR Mozambique: 700,000. Romania: 435,000. Bulgaria: 222,000. Angola: 125,000. Mongolia: 100,000. Albania: 100,000. Cuba: 100,000. GDR: 70,000. Czechoslovakia: 65,000. Laos: 56,000. Hungary: 27,000. Poland: 22,000.