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'These false revolutionaries ought to be unmasked', French communist leader George Marchais resolutely declared.
(4.) George Marchais, quoted in: Mark Kurlansky, 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, London: Jonathan Cape, 2004, p223.
In the mid 1970s, the French, Italian, and Spanish communist parties feigned a break with Moscow and launched their own "independent" form of liberal "Eurocommunism." While remaining faithful Soviet lackeys, Eurocommunist leaders like George Marchais, Enrico Berlinguer, and Santiago Carillo publicly criticized the Kremlin over human rights issues and denounced communist terrorist groups--but only as a ploy to gain legitimacy and extend communist influence through democratic means.