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Did Britain try to assassinate Lenin?

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    Nonda JF-Expert Member

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    Nearly a century ago, Britain was accused of masterminding a failed plot to kill Lenin and overthrow his fledgling Bolshevik regime. The British government dismissed the story as mere Soviet propaganda - but new evidence suggests it might be true.

    Instead, the suggestion is, his attention was now turning to overthrowing the Bolshevik regime and replacing it with another government that would be willing to re-enter the war against Germany.
    Documents show that, in June, Lockhart asked London for money to fund various anti-Bolshevik organisations in Moscow.

    Ukiwa ni mfuatiliaji ingia hapa.
    BBC News - Did Britain try to assassinate Lenin?