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Crypto-communism is a secret support for, or admiration of communism. An individual or group keeps this support or admiration hidden to avoid political persecution or political suicide.[1] Crypto-Bolshevism is a prominent form of crypto-communism, asserting secret Bolshevism.

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  1. ^ Schmidt, Regin (2000). Red Scare: FBI and the Origins of Anticommunism in the United States, 1919-1943. Museum Tusculanum Press. ISBN 978-87-7289-581-9.