- caused by failure of June offensive,continued food shortages & economic chaos
- soldiers & sailors from Kronstadt naval base organised armed demonstration to get rid of PG
- protested outside PG headquarters
- Lenin failed to exploit the situation
THE END OF THE BOLSHEVIK THREAT?
- July days showed that their popularity was growing
- on 6th july soldiers surronded Bolshevik head quarters to end demonstrations
- demonstrations collapsed & Lenin fled to Finland
- Lenin was a german spy?