Kronstadt mutiny

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  • Kronstadt mutiny
    • Soldiers were horrified how the communist party was taking power away from the soviets
    • They mutinied and requested no more war communism
    • Demanded:
      • Secret ballots
      • Freedom of speech
      • The end of the red terror
      • Free trade unions
      • Peasants should be free to farm
    • Lenin stopped the mutiny: 20,000 killed or injured, survivors were executed or put in gulags
    • Red army put it down


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