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Soviet historians, along with most of their colleagues in the West, for decades preferred to ignore this subject

Although officially Jews have never made up more than five percent of the country’s total population, 5 they played a highly disproportionate and probably decisive role in the infant Bolshevik regime, effectively dominating the Soviet government during its early years. The facts, though, cannot be denied.

With the notable exception of Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov), most of the leading Communists who took control of Russia in 1917-20 were Jews. Continua a leggere