‘Trotsky’ Is an Icepick to the Heart of Soviet History

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The Russian-produced Netflix series is selling worrying myths to the public.

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Two years ago, the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of November 1917 set off carefully choreographed celebrations in Russia marking the overthrow of the ancien régime. RT, for example, created an…

But there were some curious omissions from the historical record in this retelling of the rise of the Soviets.

Public parades focused on the defeat of Nazism rather than celebrations of Bolshevism.

Russian state-run media trotted out tales of the revolution based on revisionist myth-making rather than the…

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