Wednesday, March 23, 2011

the crown aiming at the heart of Lenin. Makes sense.

Decades after its official end, the Cold War continues to yield outstanding drama with high enough stakes (it could have incinerated the world after all) that ended with a damp squib.
Nearly a century ago, Britain was accused of masterminding a failed plot to kill Lenin and overthrow his fledgling Bolshevik regime. The British government dismissed the story as mere Soviet propaganda - but new evidence suggests it might be true.
[BBC News]

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