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The Bolsheviks were an extremist party who ultimately took over the rule of Russia in 1917.
They were led by Lenin, who was an excellent leader in many ways, and it was widely acknowledged
that he was the ultimate reason for the Bolshevik success in 1917. However, this opinion has…

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they co-operated with the Provisional Government. This gave the Bolsheviks a powerful propaganda
(also a major contributing factor to the Bolshevik success which Lenin did not pilot) weapon; the other
parties had abandoned the people in favor of the Bourgeoisie. The Mensheviks strongly supported
the Provisional Government, as , as…


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