Great Britain provided time; the United States provided money and Soviet Russia provided blood.— Joseph Stalin
Glamorous Soviet Russia quotations
By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes.
In Russia we only had two TV channels.
Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.
It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
In America, you break law. In Soviet Russia, law breaks you! In America, you watch Big Brother. In Soviet Russia, Big Brother watch you!
In America, you can always find a party. In Soviet Russia, The Party can always find you!
Some call it Marxism — I call it Judaism.
To overcome of our enemies we must have our own socialist militarism.
We must carry along with us 90 million out of the 100 million of Soviet Russia's population. As for the rest, we have nothing to say to them. They must be annihilated.
Despite elections and the experience of post-Soviet personal freedoms by the Russian people, the fate of democracy in Russia is perhaps more ambiguous now than at any time since the collapse of the Communist system.
The demise of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.
In America, you assassinate president. In Soviet Russia, president assassinate you!
I got the idea [for Anthem's theme] in my school days, in Soviet Russia, when I heard all the vicious attacks on individualism, and asked myself what the world would be like if men lost the word 'I.'
Above all, we should acknowledge that the collapse of the Soviet Union was a major geopolitical disaster of the century. As for the Russian nation, it became a genuine drama. Tens of millions of our co-citizens and co-patriots found themselves outside Russian territory.
I doubt whether the Revolution has, in essentials, changed Russia at all.
Reading Gogol, or Dostoevsky for that matter, one realizes how completely the Soviet regime has fallen back on to, and perhaps invigorated, the old Russia. Certainly there is much more of Gogol and Dostoievsky in the regime than there is of Marx.
In America, your job determines your marks. In Soviet Russia, Marx determine your job!
Increasing the power of the state in response to the Soviet menace would not defeat socialism in Russia but bring it to the United States.
The constitution of Soviet Russia must insure equal rights for all citizens regardless of sex, creed, race, or nationality.
Open the books ... and you will be staggered to see how much American money has been taken from the United States Treasury for the benefit of Russia. Find out what business has been transacted for the State Bank of Soviet Russia, by its correspondent, the Chase Bank of New York [owned by the Rockefellers].
Of course the biggest mafia in Russia has always been the government;
in Soviet times, the Communist Party, and now a circle of former KGB and FSB.
In modern Russia, you have no official, formal assessment of this past.
Nobody in any Russian document has said that the policy of the Soviet government was criminal, that it was terrible. No one has ever said this.
Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work.
The red directors were one of the main political forces.
Another force was the former Soviet ministers who lost everything because of the transformation of the Soviet Union to Russia.
The Russian drama began at the end of 1991, when the Soviet Union mercifully ended. Russia and 14 other new countries emerged from the ruins of the Soviet Union. Every one of those 15 new states faced a profound historical, economic, financial, social and political challenge.
In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
Unlike the former Soviet Union that respected the strength of West, Putin's Russia ignores talk of sanctions, claims land, and supports rebels in Ukraine with impunity.
In Soviet Russia, party always finds you!
In Soviet-Russia the Jew is forging the tool with which he wants to enslave Europe.
If surrender could have been brought about in May, 1945, or even in June or July, before the entrance of Soviet Russia into the [Pacific] war and the use of the atomic bomb, the world would have been the gainer.
Russia also declared its independence.
This was approved by the Supreme Soviet, and you know and remember that there was the Declaration on the Independence of Russia.
In a strange way, I expected Russia to become more like America since the Soviet Union collapsed, but the reverse is true. America has become more like Russia: a kleptocratic society.
Judged by every standard which history has applied to Governments, the Soviet Government of Russia is one of the worst tyrannies that has ever existed in the world. It accords no political rights. It rules by terror. It punishes political opinions. It suppresses free speech. It tolerates no newspapers but its own. It persecutes Christianity with a zeal and a cunning never equalled since the times of the Roman Emperors. It is engaged at this moment in trampling down the peoples of Georgia and executing their leaders by hundreds.
I've been to China and Russia, and I don't know anything about Chinese or Soviet relations.
We're going to have to forgive a great deal of the Soviet era debt.
There's no question about that. Let's face up to that. We're going to have to put in money if Russia is really going to consolidate a democracy.
Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia.
NATO was built to counteract the Soviet Union in its day and time.
At this point there is no threat coming from the Soviet Union, because there is no Soviet Union anymore. And where there was the Soviet Union once, there is now a number of countries, among them the new and democratic Russia.