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A Century of Ghastly Communist Sadism: New at Reason

Communism is not for romantic nostalgia. A. Barton Hinkle writes: "Let there be floods of blood," declared Krasnaia gazeta, the official newspaper of the Red Army in 1918. From the enemies of the revolution, there should be "more blood, as much as possible." A few months before, the Bolsheviks had seized power from the provisional government that had been installed in the final days of Russia's Romanov dynasty.
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