War communism under Lenin

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-June 1918, Lenin persued War Communism.

-He had numerous ambitions including increasing food and ammunition production in order to win the Russian civil war.

Key policies of War Communism:

1) Decree on nationalisation gave gov right to take ownership of any businesses with more than 10 workers Between 1920, around 37,0000 businnesses had been nationalised.

2) Control over all industry was put into the hands of the government department in charge of overseeing…


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