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Bret Stephens: Keep czars far away, in Moscow or Mar-a-Lago

July 12, 2022

A great-grandfather on my mother’s side had a big mouth. The trait seems to run in the family. Ivan Grodzensky — his first name was Israel before he Russified it — was living a prosperous life in Moscow in 1914 when he was overheard at a restaurant denouncing Czar Nicholas II for getting Russia involved in World War I. The czarist secret police imprisoned him, but he got out.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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