Beria Archive: Obituary of G.M. Dimitrov

From World News and Views London No.28, July 1949 Georgi Mikhailovitch Dimitrov was born on June 18, 1882, in the town of Radomir, of a proletarian revolutionary family. When he was only 15 years old, the young Dimitrov, working as a compositor in a printshop, joined the revolutionary movement and took an active part inContinue reading “Beria Archive: Obituary of G.M. Dimitrov”

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”

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”

Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Where We Stand – Beria and the Berlin Rising of 1953

Fifty years after, the risings and riots, of the working class in June 1953, across the German Democratic republic (GDR) – notably in Berlin, remain controversial amongst Marxist-Leninists. Some argue this was a genuine revolt of the German working class. Others, supporters of post-Stalin USSR, argue they were imperialist provocations. Alliance Marxist-Leninist will argue that:Continue reading “Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Where We Stand – Beria and the Berlin Rising of 1953”

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. http://kasamaproject.org/2011/11/10/joe-paterno-no-more/#comment-46772 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: http://kasamaproject.org/2011/11/10/joe-paterno-no-more/#comment-46817 I justContinue reading “Grover Furr’s Response to Mike Ely’s Charges Against Beria”

Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers”

COMPASS For Communist League (UK) No 108: October 1993 Book Review: MOLOTOV’S MEMOIRS Albert Resis (Ed.): ‘MOLOTOV REMEMBERS: INSIDE KREMLIN POLITICS’; Chicago; 1993 Vyacheslav Molotov was Stalin’s closest comrade-in-arms, and held for many years very important positions in the Soviet Union. One might have hoped, therefore, that his memoirs would have contained valuable information onContinue reading “Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers””

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”