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Zhirinovsky said that the Bolsheviks should "kneel"

The leader of LDPR, the Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky said that the Bolsheviks should "kneel before the Russian people". A statement published in his telegram channel.

"The Russian Bolsheviks must kneel before the Russian people for what they are so much trouble and grief brought over the 73 years of the Soviet regime," wrote Zhirinovsky. Thus it will be possible not only to accept the blame for the "destruction of millions of people", but to redeem it, the MP said.

Found the oldest in East Asia, a work of sculpture

Archaeologists have discovered in China a small statuette of a bird older than 13 thousand years. It is the oldest specimen of sculptural art in East Asia. A description of the findings in the journal PLOS ONE.

The figurine was found in 2005 in the town of Linzin in Henan province. Chinese archaeologists under the leadership of Janana Lee (Li Zhanyang) from Shandong University studied the sequence of deposits containing eleven cultural layers age of 120 thousand years ago to the bronze age. One of the layers was broken in 1958, when digging a well, but all the excavated material was folded in a pile nearby.