- Apr 2017
Not sure of percentages but the communists had the will to seize power, they would use their allies then betray them once the fascists were defeated. Having Soviet aid would help as well.What percentage of the Spanish republicans were Communists, though?
What makes you say that?
Was he extremely brutal and violent towards the Mexican people?
Rasputin was power hungry, debouched, skilled at manipulation and crazy. It was an unlikely longshot but say the tsar was killed but his wife/son survived Rasputin could have manipulated their rule even greater than he did in real life. Possibly telling his puppet certain people/groups were plotting something and so on. As most people were disgusted by him there would be no end of enemies for him to target.
Pancho Villa indiscriminately killed men, women and children and was effectively a bandit. People like that won't be good rulers, their petty and cruel. Some Mexicans consider him a folk hero now, but he was just a murderous thug.