Perhaps every generation has to have a few despots to help keep the human population under control. As for your other question, it is just a little over twelve months since I learned the role played by Jews in Bolshevik/Communist Russia... especially the disproportionate number of Jews who held positions of authority in the cruel communist regime, Gulags. The Russians/Ukraines who suffered deserve to be recognized. Perhaps a Holocaust memorial of a different kind?
Israel to cut VAT to 17%, corporate tax rate to 25%., says Netanyahu (Reuters)
from the article: Ukraine to ask Israel: Recognize 1930s famine as state genocide