Bolsheviks

The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki (derived from большинство, literally meaning "one of the majority") were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) which split apart from the Menshevik ("Minority") faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903. The RSDLP was a revolutionary socialist political party formed in 1898 in Minsk to unite the various revolutionary organisations of the Russian Empire into one party.

The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar
A Gentleman in Moscow
Doctor Zhivago
Another View of Stalin
قصة الرعب والجرأة: طريق فولوكولامسك
Leninism Under Lenin
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
Lost Roses (Lilac Girls, #2)
The Soviet Art of Brainwashing
Blood and Oil in the Orient: My childhood in Baku and my hair-raising escape through the Caucasus
Waters Flowing Eastward: The War Against The Kingship Of Christ
Notes of a Red Guard
National Suicide: Military aid to the Soviet Union
The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willy Münzenberg, Moscow’s Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

Peter Hitchens
The Bolsheviks killed their own most loyal supporters at Kronstadt in 1921, because they failed to understand that the revolution no longer required revolutionaries, but obedient servants.
Peter Hitchens

NAZISM = "National Socialism" BOLSHEVISM = "International Socialism" One was collectivism based on economic class, the other collectivism based on race and ethnicity. They agreed on the socialist part, but disagreed on participants.
A.E. Samaan

More quotes...
Death Pits
1 chapters — updated Jan 03, 2011 04:29PM — 4 people liked it