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Betrayal of the Cossacks

“In May 1945, British troops, under what they were told were direct orders from Churchill, undertook to repatriate more than 20,000 Cossacks, then living in Austria. These were former anti-Bolshevik partisans, some of whom had joined Hitler as a way … Continue reading

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Bolshevik Retribution at Yalta

“Scattered throughout Europe, most notably in Yugoslavia, there were also anti-communist emigres: White Russians, that is, who had lost their fight against the Bolsheviks and settled in the West. Stalin wanted them back too: no one was to be allowed … Continue reading

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“Perhaps one should not make omelettes…”

“The Soviet model exercised considerable fascination. But many, including communists, who study its evolution, especially the key period which began in 1928, might well feel that somewhere in those years there was a wrong turning. And that no one should … Continue reading

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A Strong Offensive Against the Kulaks

“A kulak is a prosperous peasant. A middle peasant is a less prosperous peasant. The official line in 1925-7 accepted the middle peasant as the indispensable provider of farm surpluses [to the state], while making political gestures towards the poor … Continue reading

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