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Quotation by Nikita Khrushchev
Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all.
Nikita Khrushchev (1894–1971), Soviet premier. speech, Feb. 25, 1956, to secret session of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party.
Khrushchev used the occasion to identify Stalin as the chief exponent of the cult of the individual by "the glorification of his own person."
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