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The Assassination Of Leon Trotsky

For a time in the 1920s Leon Trotsky was second in importance in Soviet Russia only to Lenin himself.  Many believed him to be the natural choice to succeed Lenin.  79 more words


Leon Trotsky, “demon” of the revolution

Com­rades, we love the sun that gives us light, but if the rich and the ag­gressors were to try to mono­pol­ize the sun, we should say: “Let the sun be ex­tin­guished, let dark­ness reign, etern­al night…”

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History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky

All Power to the Soviets!

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Written in three parts some years after the Revolution of 1917, Trotsky sets out to give a detailed history of the events of that year, combined with his analysis of what led to Russia being ripe for revolution at that moment in time. 1,287 more words

Book Review

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Listen, nations! The revolution offers you peace. It will be accused of violating treaties. But of this it is proud. 698 more words

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David Riazanov and the tragic fate of Isaak Rubin

Д.Б.Рязанов в 1916 г.

Д.Б.Рязанов – директор ИМЭ

Д.Б.Рязанов в 1905-1907 гг.

Рязанов в 1890-е гг.

Сестры Д.Б.Рязанова

Д.Б.Рязанов на трибуне

Д.Б.Рязанов среди преподателей Социалистической Академии … 9,070 more words


"Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man."---Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, 1879-1940

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A snapshot of my reading week in quotes…

After the first few times, when things had gone wrong, there was no point denying it, the people who’d stayed in the farmhouse had been treated well.

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Sharon Bolton