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Moscow’s Munich offer

Did anti-Soviet, or anti-Russian, prejudice block an intervention that could have averted the 1938 Czechoslovakian crisis? And changed the timing of the outbreak of war? The Marquis de Custine, whose family had perished under the guillotine during the French Revolution, sought refuge in autocratic Russia in 1839; later he returned to …

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