ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOVNARKOM AND THE CLOSING OF THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY

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IMMEDIATE CHALLENGES FACING LENIN

  • contuing war with Germany
  • peasants seizing land
  • economy was in chaos
  • substantial support in cities but limited in countryside
  • strikes by civil  servants refusing to cooperate
  • state bank refused to provide Bolsheviks with financial support
  • knew Bolsheviks would not perform well in the Constituent assembly

DECREES

  • decree on land - redistribution of land to peasants
  • peace decrere- seeking immediate end to Russia's role in WW1
  • new government organisation

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOVNARKOM

  • council of people's commissars
  • Lenin- chairman
  • below was all-russia congress of…

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