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Today is the 67th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky. Together with Lenin, Trotsky was one of the great Marxist theoreticians of the 20th century, who dedicated his life to the emancipation of the working class. Not only did he work for the overthrow of capitalism, but also for the overthrow of Stalinism, a monstrous totalitarian regime which held the Russian working class in submission. As a consequence, Stalin sought during the Purge Trials to murder the entire leadership of the Bolshevik party, and ordered the assassination of Leon Trotsky. After the failed attempt in May 1940, Stalins assassin eventually succeeded in murdering Trotsky on the 20th of August in Mexico city. Today we publish Natalya Sedov Trotskys original account of the assasination.