centralisation of power under Lenin

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  • Centralisation of power
    • Personal power of Lenin
      • Collective leadership
      • Could bring party into line by threatening to resign.
        • Treaty of Brest Litovsk
    • Growth of bureaucracy and nomenklatura system
      • Encouraged loyalty
      • Made all other forces absent.
    • Soviet constitution of 1924
      • Centralised power
      • Federal
    • Terror
      • Cheka
      • One third of party purged.


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