Red Terror

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  • Created on: 18-10-19 11:59
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  • Victims of Red Terror
    • Peasants, particularly kulaks
    • Merchants, traders (black marketeers, NEP men, professors, prostitutes
    • Workers suspected of 'counter-revolution because of association with class enemies
    • Many Kadets were already in prison, others fled to the south
    • The Tsar and his family shot on the 17th of July
    • Priests, Jews, Muslims and Catholics. In 1921, around 8000 priests were executed for failing to hand over valuable church possessions, which supposedly were needed to help famine victims.
    • From June onward, Social Revolutionaries had been arrested in large numbers, along with anarchists and members of extreme left wing groups
      • Mensheviks and SR's were excluded from taking part in the soviet


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