Mensheviks Wage the Cold War

  title={Mensheviks Wage the Cold War},
  author={Andre Liebich},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={247 - 264}
  • Andre Liebich
  • Published 1 April 1995
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
The tattered remnants of the exiled Menshevik party organization arrived in New York in 1940 from their previous French refuge. They brought with them their twenty-year-old journal, Sotsialisticheskii vestnik, their internal quarrels and many dashed hopes.1 Readily dismissed by US authorities as 'long forgotten in Russia and with no real roots in American society', they were not prepared to abandon their long struggle against bolshevism, although they were to wage it on different foundations.2… 
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