Soviet Politicians on Beria

These are more excerpts to contribute to an all-around analysis of Beria and his role. I will point out that all these quotes come from a single source and as such should be taken with a grain of salt and not taken as the “final word” on these matters. — Espresso Stalinist BULGANIN: All theseContinue reading “Soviet Politicians on Beria”

Grover Furr: Rejoinder to Roger Keeran

Written by Grover Furr Let me begin by acknowledging the positive. Keeran correctly identified one error in my book. On page 30 I wrote: Stalin did refer to Trotskyites in very hostile terms. But he did not advocate persecuting them [i.e. Trotskyites]. As Keeran notes, this is wrong. I should have written: Stalin did referContinue reading “Grover Furr: Rejoinder to Roger Keeran”

Khrushchev Lied But What Is the Truth?

Written by Roger Keeran Khrushchev Lied: The Evidence That Every ‘Revelation’ of Stalin’s (and Beria’s) ‘Crimes’ in Nikita Khrushchev’s Infamous ‘Secret Speech’ to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on February 25, 1956 is Provably False by Grover Furr. Kettering, Ohio: Erythros Press and Media, 2011. $25.00. Pp. 425. InContinue reading “Khrushchev Lied But What Is the Truth?”

Writings on the Role of Lavrenty Beria

Stalin and supporters continued this struggle against opposition from other elements in the Bolshevik Party, resolutely but with diminishing chances for success, until Stalin died in March 1953. Lavrentii Beria’s determination to continue this same struggle seems to be the real reason Khrushchev and others murdered him, either judicially, by trial on trumped-up charges inContinue reading “Writings on the Role of Lavrenty Beria”

Mike Ely tries to troll the Espresso Stalinist, attempts to smear Beria, fails

Recently, I posted a re-print of Grover Furr’s responses to Mike Ely’s charges against Beria. In response, Mike Ely attempted to troll me on this same re-print. A screenshot of his comment is here (click for full size): The text says, “I have to say to our socialist Joe Paternos: that photo is one ofContinue reading “Mike Ely tries to troll the Espresso Stalinist, attempts to smear Beria, fails”

Grover Furr’s Response to Mike Ely’s Charges Against Beria

Dear fellow listmembers: On his blog today Mike Ely repeated as true the rumors spread during Khrushchev’s time that Lavrentiy Beria was a rapist and molester. Ely’s remarks were accepted as true by at least one followup poster, who also threw in the rumors about mass rapes by the Red Army: I justContinue reading “Grover Furr’s Response to Mike Ely’s Charges Against Beria”

PCR/Grover Furr Interview

“Khrushchev’s accusations against Stalin are false” Interview with Grover Furr by the Revolutionary Communist Party in Brazil [translated from Spanish] Published: August 12, 2010 “I found that the period of Soviet history with Stalin at the head has been completely distorted. Not just ‘a mistake here and there’, but basically a massive fraud, the biggestContinue reading “PCR/Grover Furr Interview”