A disquieting axis hundred years on from the Russian Revolution

A disquieting axis hundred years on from the Russian Revolution
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands for the cameras before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters in 2015 Pic: Getty

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are forming an unlikely axis of global power

Comrades across the world will today welcome the commencement of the centenary year of the October Revolution. We can look forward later this year to a big celebration of the fall of the Romanov dynasty among the global Marxist-Leninist legion of the rearguard and their fellow travellers, scattered as they are literally and metaphorically in every land.

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