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Let's cut to the chase
In Reply to: Propaganda isn't, if it's true. posted by Dr. Cruel on November 30, 1999 at 10:31:45:
: But this didnít stop Lenin, who went so far as to offer to declare his country on the side of Germany, et. al. (Read Martin Gilbertís book on the First World War. A very good, not particularly "Randian" book). This alliance was, of course, forgotten as soon as the Ludendorf offensive stalled, and the Americans began to make their weight felt. By 1920, with Wrangel leaving the Crimea, the time seemed right for "Internationalism" - thus, the invasion of Poland (for, although Lenin and Co. might have been Marxists, they were also Russian Imperialists, and particularly rabid ones at that. Thus, the surpression of the various ethnic groups once tied to the old Empire...