Richard Pipes Quote

Even as the Fascist leader, Mussolini never concealed his sympathy and admiration for Communism: he thought highly of Lenin's 'brutal energy,' and saw nothing objectionable in Bolshevik massacres of hostages. He proudly claimed Italian Communism as his child.


p. 252 - Russia Under The Bolshevik Regime (1994)

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Even as the Fascist leader, Mussolini never concealed his sympathy and admiration for Communism: he thought highly of Lenin's 'brutal energy,' and...

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Even as the Fascist leader, Mussolini never concealed his sympathy and admiration for Communism: he thought highly of Lenin's 'brutal energy,' and...

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Even as the Fascist leader, Mussolini never concealed his sympathy and admiration for Communism: he thought highly of Lenin's 'brutal energy,' and...

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Even as the Fascist leader, Mussolini never concealed his sympathy and admiration for Communism: he thought highly of Lenin's 'brutal energy,' and...