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89,203. Stalin ordered an assassin to follow Trotsky to Mexico and murder him with an ice-pick. Great Crimes & Trials: Stalin’s Purges
64,042. August 20th 1940 Coyoacan Mexico City: two men enter this house. The older sits down at this desk to read. Suddenly his trusted companion pulls out a vicious-looking ice-pick and buries it in his skull. For the last ten years one of the world’s most notorious revolutionaries has been on the run. Now an assassin has caught up with him. (Assassinations & Russia) Infamous Assassinations: Leon Trotsky
64,043. October 1920 Moscow: Leon Trotsky’s finest hour. (Assassinations & Russia) ibid.
64,044. November 7th 1917 Petrograd Russia: the storming of the Winter Palace marks the beginning of Soviet rule. (Assassinations & Russia) ibid.
64,045. Trotsky loses his seat on the Politburo. (Assassinations & Russia) ibid.
64,046. Trotsky founds the Fourth International as a revolutionary and internationalist alternative to the Stalinist Comintern. (Assassinations & Russia) ibid.