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I don't like to be essentialist, but it's true that Lenin too was brutal, authoritarian, and imperialistic.

Allow me to reformulate : Russian political leadership has always been brutal, authoritarian, and imperialistic.

"Russia" is an arbitrary piece of the surface of the earth. "Russians" are generally decent people.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Apr 5th, 2022 at 07:25:04 AM EST
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