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Silencing the Revolution

October 25, 1917 marked the beginning of more than seven decades of communist rule in the Soviet Union. On this day, known as the October Revolution, Bolsheviks overthrew the Russian Imperial regime, radically changing the life-course of Russia and its empire.

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Power Without Glory: The Shadow Government

An éminence grise is a French expression meaning a shadow counsellor — a key influencer who acts with discretion and little personal accountability. History is full of examples of these éminences, yet considering the impact they have had and the millions of lives they have affected, they are rarely given the attention they deserve. They are silent revolutions incarnate.

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