Mass Murder and Public Slavery
The Soviet Experience
By Yuri N. Maltsev
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review.
The Soviet Union was the first state to make mass murder an ideological imperative, especially against people of faith. By the beginning of the Second World War, almost all clergy and millions of believers of all religions and denominations had been shot or sent to labor camps.
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