"Stalin adhered strictly and faithfully to our agreement of October  and in all the long weeks of fighting the Communists in the streets of Athens not one word of reproach came from Pravda or Izvestia."
Winston Churchill on his pact with Stalin regarding control over Greece
Stalin later said (1948)
The uprising must be stopped, and as quickly as possible.
will the tankies drop dead now?(via maozedongisnotcool)