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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."

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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.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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