12/21/2019 0 Comments
December 21st, 2019
"In pre-revolutionary Russia…when there were attempts on the Tsar's life, assassination of a Tsar, revolution—during these years about 17 persons a year were executed...in 1918 and 1919 the Cheka [Lenin’s Secret Police for counterrevolutionaries] executed, without trial, more than 1,000 persons a month!...At the height of Stalin's terror in 1937-38, if we divide the number of persons executed by the number of months, we get more than 40,000 persons shot per month!"
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THERESA MARIE MOREAU is an award-winning reporter who covers Catholicism and Communism.