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Trotsky House for Sale in Istanbul

The former Istanbul house of Marxist revolutionary, theorist, Soviet politician, Red Army founder and hero of the 1917 October Revolution, Leon Trotsky, is now listed for sale by a real estate web portal.  The Hanifi family, who owns the property, is asking $4.4 million including the land, but with a condition that the buyer agrees to preserve the Trotsky name.  The family wanted Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry to buy the house and turn it into a museum. The...

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