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Acronym has poor appeal

...Its first predecessor dates back to post-czarist Russia in 1918, when GRU was created under the sponsorship of Leon Trotsky. The organization steadily has evolved, and today GRU is viewed as primary in the instruction of terrorists worldwide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-08-14/acronym-has-poor-appeal
Lives of Lenin's exiles recorded in 'Private War'

...fought his special war quietly - no shots fired - but it wasn't all that private. He enlisted his commissar for war, Leon Trotsky, his own future successor, Joseph Stalin, and a bevy of somewhat ham-handed investigators from the GPU, one in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/liv_139379.shtml
Life & style
This day in history: Aug. 21

...Douglas. 1878 The American Bar Association was founded in Saratoga, N.Y. 1940: Exiled Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky died in Mexico City from wounds inflicted by an assassin. 1945: President Truman ended the Lend-Lease program that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/met_268305.shtml
Metro
'Timing' satirizes everyday events

...about baked goods, using his own unique rhythms. Other pieces focus on the assassination of Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky, a mysterious phenomenon which leaves those things one desires forever out of reach, and the instruction of an improbable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/12/app_348040.shtml
Applause
1924: A look at the 20th Century

...21: Soviet leader Vladimir I. Lenin died. A power struggle ensued in the Soviet Union between Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky. Feb. 12: George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premiered at New York's Aeolian Hall. Feb. 18: Jazz cornetist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/met_258043.shtml
Metro
FBI files on the Internet

...explosion of the German zeppelin Hindenburg in 1937; the 1940 pickax murder in Mexico of exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky; the 1962 escape of three Alcatraz inmates who fashioned a raft from rubber raincoats. Or the 1934 shooting by FBI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/tec_231140.shtml
XXX Technology
`All in the Timing' displays an off-kilter reality

...the same cast returns. One of the funniest sketches takes its starting point from a historical oddity - the death of Leon Trotsky. Trotsky, the Communist leader, was assassinated but lived for a day with a mountain-climbing ax buried in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/11/ent_211164.shtml
Things to Do
Frida's fame keeps growing, 50 years after her death

...States and Europe, and both had numerous affairs. Perhaps the most famous of Kahlo's trysts was with exiled communist Leon Trotsky. "She was one of the few liberal women of that time, who had a career, lived independently, said what she thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/12/art_421868.shtml
Arts
FBI files -- on Hitler, Amelia and UFOs -- on the Internet

...explosion of the German zeppelin Hindenburg in 1937; the 1940 pickax murder in Mexico of exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky; the 1962 escape of three Alcatraz inmates who fashioned a raft from rubber raincoats. Or the 1934 shooting by FBI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/21/tec_231480.shtml
XXX Technology
ACLU declares war on religion

Leon Trotsky wrote that religion "in its very essence is the mortal enemy of communism." V.I. Lenin wrote, "We must combat religion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/let_449114.shtml
Letters