Neither Russian sailors nor Latvian formations troops which were involved in October Lenin's putch had a determining input in creation of Soviet Union; not in the slightest to the extent of the decades-long advancement of communist imperatives by Russian Jewish socialist party, coupled later on with Russian socialist party. The very uneasy victory of the putch was only assured by the Proletarian Dictature strategy, Civil war, the years of Red Army chasing the White Army in all the corners of former Empire, and the niches of historical opportunities created for Lenin by the outcome of WWI. Why would Wiktor look at himself and his father may be referring to some misterious caprice of delirious mindset. Did Wiktor offer you to look at the mirror because Norwegian railways brought Nazi troops and supplies to Russian front? I missed it somehow.
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from the article: Lithuania asks to quiz ex-Yad Vashem head over WWII killings