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The Staggering Toll of the Russian Revolution 100 Years on

• arclein

The horrors of twentieth-century socialism?"of Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Mao, and Pol Pot?"were the offspring of 1917. Seventy years earlier, Marx and Engels predicted the overthrow of bourgeois rule would require violence and "a dictatorship of the proletariat . . . to weed out remaining capitalist elements." Lenin conducted this "weeding