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Bolshevist rule in Russia.

David R. Francis

Bolshevist rule in Russia.

Testimony given before a sub-committee of the Senat Washington

by David R. Francis

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Published by Taché in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Statementby Mr. David R. Francis, United States Ambassador to Russia from April, 1916, to November, 1918.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15091193M

The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized in , were led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat. The Russian Revolution was a period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire, commencing with the abolition of the monarchy in , and concluding in after the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union at the end of the Civil on: February Revolution: 8–16 March , (O.S. .

word conjures up an image of sudden and forceful change – tearing a society from one path of development into another. The sheer scale of the death and destruction associated with the Russian Revolution is almost unparalleled in modern history, with millions killed by war, terror, hunger, and disease within a very short space of time. One of Orwell's goals in writing Animal Farm was to portray the Russian (or Bolshevik) Revolution of as one that resulted in a government more oppressive, totalitarian, and deadly than the one it overthrew. Many of the characters and events of Orwell's novel parallel those of the Russian Revolution: In short, Manor Farm is a model of Russia, and old Major, Snowball, and Napoleon represent.

The Road to Red October Liberty seemed possible after the czar fell in February, but eight months later the Bolsheviks seized power. Andrew Stuttaford on books about the Russian Revolution.   Russia's culture minister, Mikhail Shvydkoi, used the book's launch last week to attack today's generation of communists, still a major force in national politics, accusing them of hypocrisy.


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Written by a respected American historian of the Russian revolution and early soviet period, this book kind of completes a trilogy about the Bolshevik ascension to power that started with the author's study of the failed July coup (Prelude to Revolution) and continued with his study of the October revolution (The Bolsheviks Come To Power).Cited by: 9.

Bolshevist Rule in Russia: Testimony Given Before a Sub-Committee of the Senate, Washington, by Mr. David R. Francis, United States Ambassador to Russia from April, to Nov., avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. His book is in some ways a more solid work, helped by several conversations with Lenin and other Bolsheviks, as well as their opponents.

Year One of the Russian Revolution. Memories of the Russian Court (an oline book about Romanov Russia) " is the most famous first-hand account of the tragic lives of the last Imperial family of was a close friend of the Empress Alexandra and this book gives many details on Rasputin and his influence on events associated with the Russian Revolution.

"by Anna VyrubovaAuthor: Susan Hansen. - Buy The Bolsheviks in Power: The First Year of Soviet Rule in Petrograd book online at best prices in India on Read The Bolsheviks in Power: The First Year of Soviet Rule in Petrograd book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(6).

'The best volume on the Russian Revolution in years e What is so valuable about the book is that it undoes both rigid stereotypes: that the Leninism is inherently and always e~correcte(tm), pointing straight toward revolutionary triumph, and that of Leninism as always rigidly authoritarian, pointing straight toward dictatorship.

A first-rate piece of work.'. Bolshevik Russia, later renamed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was the world’s first Marxist state. Delegates to the 8th Bolshevik party congress in The Bolsheviks were a revolutionary party that began as a radical faction of the Social Democrats or SDs, a Russian Marxist party formed at the end of the s.

The Bolsheviks emerged infollowing a split from the Menshevik faction over issues of party membership and organisation.

Led by Vladimir Lenin and. The Bolsheviks were threatened by armies of supporters of the Provisional Government, Tsarists and troops from other European countries who were opposed to the Bolshevik regime. They fought against these in the Russian Civil War.

Divisions within the Socialist Movement. The Bolsheviks were one of several socialist groups in Russia. With the suppression of the Krondstadt rebellion came an end to the major challenges to Bolshevik rule.

For decades, the Krondstadt rebellion has served as the defining moment for many on the left and right as to when the Bolsheviks fully betrayed the principles of the revolutions, choosing state power over people power. Written by a respected American historian of the Russian revolution and early soviet period, this book kind of completes a trilogy about the Bolshevik ascension to power that started with the author's study of the failed July coup (Prelude to Revolution) and continued with his study of the October revolution (The Bolsheviks Come To Power)/5(5).

The rise of Social Democracy in Russia in the s attracted both women workers and women from the intelligentsia. Students from the newly established women’s higher courses played a particularly key role in shaping the social democratic views among urban workers and many later became leading Bolshevik figures.

Among them was Nadezhda Krupskaia. This Russian Revolution site contains articles, sources and perspectives on events in Russia between and This site is created and maintained by Alpha History.

It containswords in pages and was last updated on March 14th   When the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd in Novemberthey faced many problems. Not least was the fact that the Bolsheviks only controlled a very small part of Russia – basically the land between Petrograd and Moscow, a rectangular band of territory 30 miles by miles.

After forming their own party inthe Bolsheviks took power in Russia in Novemberoverthrowing the liberal Provisional Government of Alexander Kerensky, and became the only ruling party in the subsequent Soviet Russia and its successor state, the Soviet Union.

Excerpt from Bolshevist Rule in Russia: Testimony Given Before a Sub-Committee of the Senate, Washington, by Mr. David R. Francis, United States Ambassador to Russia From April, to Nov., Generally speaking you would say that the Kerensky government stood for law and order and for the establish ment of a democratic form of government something like our own.

Indeed, the Russian revolution may be regarded as one branch of that general triumph of Jewish power which we observe in the twentieth century in both East and West, in both Russia and America and Israel. The mainly Jewish nature of the Bolshevik leadership – and of the world revolution. Richard Pipes’ Russia under the Bolshevik Regime takes a different approach.

This sequel to the Harvard historian’s The Russian Revolution, completes the trilogy he began some twenty years ago with his Russia under the Old Regime.

The book covers the period from the outbreak of the Civil War to the death of Lenin (). This report, the Memorandum on Certain Aspects of the Bolshevist Movement in Russia, is an extensive report from the U.S.

State Department originally made to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives by Robery Lansing, Secretary of State in the Wilson purpose of this report is detailed. Second Congress of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party.

Adoption of Program and Rules and Formation of a Single Party. Differences at the Congress and Appearance of Two Trends Within the Party: The Bolshevik and the Men-shevik 39 4. Splitting. Bolsheviks' Rule The Bolsheviks led by Lenin first came into power after the revolution in November when they stormed the Winter Palace without much opposition.

The Bolsheviks were only in control of two cities when they first came in. These two cities were Petrograd and Moscow. They had no experience running a country before.Bolshevism and Menshevism (bōl´shəvĬzəm, bŏl´–, mĕn´shəvĬzəm), the two main branches of Russian socialism from until the consolidation of the Bolshevik dictatorship under Lenin in the civil war of – The Russian Social Democratic Labor party, secretly formed at a congress at Minsk inwas based on the doctrines of Marxism.Lenin's Consolidation of Bolshevik Rule in Russia; Lenin's Consolidation of Bolshevik Rule in Russia Essay.

Words 5 Pages. Fitzpatrick breaks her book down in a chronological order in which she spends her introduction writing about the immediate events that happened prior to the outbreak of the revolution so that the reader, whether an.