The Jewish Role in the Bolshevik Revolution and Russia’s Early Soviet Regime
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The Jewish Role in the Bolshevik Revolution and Russia’s Early Soviet Regime

In the night of July 16-17, 1918, a squad of Bolshevik secret police murdered Russia’s last emperor, Tsar Nicholas II, along with his wife, Tsaritsa Alexandra, their 14-year-old son, Tsarevich Alexis, and their four daughters. They were cut down in a hail of gunfire in a half-cellar room of the house in Ekaterinburg, a city…

The Soviet Union 25 Years On: ‘A Story of Crushing Tyranny and Oceans of Blood’
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The Soviet Union 25 Years On: ‘A Story of Crushing Tyranny and Oceans of Blood’

December 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the formal end of the Soviet Union as a political entity on the map of the world. A quarter of a century ago, the curtain was lowered on the 75-year experiment in “building socialism” in the country where it all began following the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia,…