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    07/15/2009 6:32:40 AM PDT · by Ebenezer · 8 replies · 1,866+ views ^ | July 14, 2009 | Jeff Crouere
    In imperial Russia, czars ruled the country and had complete power. They were imperial monarchs who were eventually overthrown by the Bolsheviks in the communist revolution. In Russia, the communists succeeded the czars and ruled with an iron first for 74 years. The brutal communist system, which featured gulags and mass murder eventually collapsed under the weight of its own corruption and failed economic policies. Communism failed not only in Russia, but in every country where it has been tried. After the Berlin Wall collapsed in 1989, millions of Eastern Europeans tasted freedom for the first time. Sadly, communism remained...