Ceremony Pays Tribute to 100M Victims of Communism, Honors Former Estonian PM

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation honored the memory of the approximately 100 million victims of communist regimes Friday, pledging to further the cause of a world without the left-wing ideology.

At the 10th Annual Roll Call of Nations in Washington D.C., the foundation awarded the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to Mart Laar, a former Estonian Prime Minister who pursued pro-growth policies in the early nineties and helped Estonia’s economy boom in the post-Soviet era.

According to the Washington Free Beacon, Laar has worked for the International Committee for Democracy in Cuba, the Human Rights Foundation, and on the advisory council for the Victims of Communism Memorial to draw attention to the crimes of communist regimes.

The medal has previously been awarded to Pope John Paul II and William F. Buckley Jr. President George W. Bush dedicated the memorial in…

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