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Nicholas Ii Regarded Pogroms As Natural

August 7, 1928
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(J. T. A. Mail Service)

Czar Nicholas II regarded pogroms as a natural phenomenon. according to an article on the Czar by the publicist. Ernest Judet, appearing in “L’Oeuvre.” M. Judet quotes a number of letters written by the Czar to his mother.

In one of the letters. written after the 1905 rising. he wrote: “I do not believe that everything that is now going on in Russia is due to the Russian people. The labor strikes are organized by the Polish and Jewish engineers. The world accuses us of making pogroms. but I believe that the pogroms are a natural appearance. The Jews wish to dominate over Russia and over the Russian Czars. We defend ourselves. The Minister of the Interior, Trepov, is fighting well. He is doing a holy work. But the Minister Witte is courting the favor of the enemies of Russia, the Jews.”

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