Death In The Kremlin: The Heart Stops Beating

No tyrant of history, neither khan nor caesar nor czar, amassed power so vast or so absolute. Greater than Peter the Great, he extended Russia's empire over a fourth of the globe and its shadow over the rest. More terrible than Ivan the Terrible, he enslaved millions in the name of freedom and sent millions to death in the name of improvement of the state. No corner of the world was safe from his ambition or secure from his intrigue. His word was gospel, his will law. He repealed truth and denied God. For...

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