- Author: Stalin
- Date: 1913
- Location: Vienna
- Link: www.marx2mao.com/Stalin/MNQ12.html
- PDF: see attachment at the bottom of this page.
The period of counter-revolution in Russia brought not only "thunder and lightning" in its train, but also disillusionment in the movement and lack of faith in common forces. As long as people believed in "a bright future," they fought side by side irrespective of nationality -- common questions first and foremost! But when doubt crept into people's hearts, they began to depart, each to his own national tent -- let every man count only upon himself! The "national question" first and foremost! ...