All the problems faced by the Bolsheviks in their 1st months in power …
All the problems faced by the Bolsheviks in their 1st months in power
Must be shut down
Bolsheviks & Mensheviks
Tsarist route ?
Bolsh embarrassed by Brest Litovsk
Regions and nationalities were not so supportive
BR and FR, and the need for troops
Bolsheviks were theorist and the practicalities were not sorted out
So many divisions and problems meant that Civil War was inevitable
"A cleansing factor "
Lenin expected a mass world communist revolution and that Europe was on the cusp of proving Marx's theory correctly