But the ongoing violence in Iran was unforseen, and catches the Czar, at least, very much by surprise.
Do not get your hopes up that change is coming to Iran, but the widespread anger to the election results is most promising, and even overdue. Certainly, sources seem to agree that there hasn’t been anything this serious since 1979. Some have already died.
But let us wish, for all our sakes, that the strong Persian fire is re-awakening to glory, and that the good people of Iran will one day return to a life of deserved freedom.