Andrey (azangru) wrote,


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Like the term "fascist" in late-twentieth-century radical circles in Britain, the word "reactionary" was much overused by liberals in Nicholas’s Russia to describe their enemies.

— Dominic Lieven. The End of Tsarist Russia

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