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This is a restoration, not a revolution

22 November 2021

4:00 AM

22 November 2021

4:00 AM

Before the oppressive communist regime fell, the USSR was plagued by months of protests. Hundreds of thousands filled the cities of Soviet satellite nations. Their dictators fronted crowds, expecting to find the same praise and worship that decades of fear had accustomed them to. It was an exercise in delusion.

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