Centralisation of Power under Lenin

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  • Created on: 06-02-18 23:27

Centralising power under Lenin

To centralise power, Lenin:

  • Centralised control of the economy through war communism.
  • Relied on political centralisation through Nomenklatura and used terror to suppress opponents.
  • Trotsky made the Red Army authoritarian,intriducing conscriptions, harsh punishments and relied on former Tsarist officers.
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