Attacks on the church under Stalin and Lenin

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  • Attacks on the Russian orthodox church under Lenin and Stalin.
    • Threat to socialism
      • Hatred to Priests
    • 1918, Decree on freedom of conscience
      • Lost privileged status
    • Churches destroyed- policy by Lenin
      • Victims of red terror
      • 1923, purges of priests.
      • Rituals attacked
    • Stalin
      • Priests labelled Kulaks
      • Attacks under purges
      • 1941-poilcy changed as church supported USSR
        • Church recognised as positive
      • More liberal


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