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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 18 Mar 2012, 02:25
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Post 18 Mar 2012, 02:32
Hey there,

years ago, I watched a recording of a speech by a Soviet leader denouncing Stalin, and in the middle of it he is handed a note. He asks "who among you wrote this?" and when he is met with silence, he says "see? this is why we never spoke up"

any ideas who this was and when?

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Loz
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 06 Dec 2009, 23:17
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Post 18 Mar 2012, 12:17
Supposedly Khruschov said this,but it's most likely just an anecdote.

Quote:
While denouncing Joseph Stalin in a speech one day, Khrushchev was interrupted by a voice from the audience: "You were one of Stalin's colleagues," the man declared. "Why didn't you stop him?"
"Who said that!?" Khrushchev roared. This was followed by a terrified silence - only broken at last by Khrushchev himself.
"Now..." he said in a quiet voice, "Now you know why."
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 18 Mar 2012, 02:25
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Post 18 Mar 2012, 12:48
well, at least I know I'm not going crazy. thinking now, if it had been on a video, it would've been in english. and why on earth would they be speaking english in a speech to russians?
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