Russia: Painful Voices

All authority is a form of violence against the people. There will come a day when there will be no rulers, no Caesars, no authority of any kind.

Though the professed aim of Communism is eventually to do away with all government, such words can hardly please the well-entrenched rulers of the Soviet Union. Even less so, in fact, when they are put in the mouth of none other than Jesus Christ, making his first appearance in Soviet literature in many years. And, to top matters off, the novel containing the passage, The...

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