Personalities of the Power Struggle in Russia

Trotsky, Stalin, Bukharin, Zinoviev and Karmenev

Why Stalin became Head of the Politburo

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Trotsky was ill with...
Malaria
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Trotsky was Head of the Red Army but...
Didn
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Lenin's preferred successor
Trotsky
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Who organised the 1917 revolution?
Trotsky
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Lenin had reservations about _____'s lack of ruthlessness
Bukharin
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Who was the 'Golden boy' of the Party?
Bukharin
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Who was popular in the Party?
Bukharin
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Zinoviev was an excellent speaker unlike...
Karmenev
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Who voted against the 1917 seizure?
Karmenev
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Who was Head of the Comintern?
Zinoviev
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What was the Comintern?
People who had to spread Communism round the world
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Who was Party boss of Leningrad?
Karmenev
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Stalin became General Secretary in...
1922
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Did being General Secretary of the Party mean that you had great power?
True
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Why?
Able to appoint, hire, fire
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1924: the Party splits. If you were on the 'Left' side with Trotsky, what would you want to happen?
No NEP, collectivise peasants, industrialise rapidly, spread communism around the world
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By 1927, who were off the Politburo?
Trotsky, Karmenev, Zinoviev
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1929: Who vs Who?
Stalin and Bukharin
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Who ended up being sole leader in 1929?
Stalin
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Lenin's preferred successor

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Who organised the 1917 revolution?

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Lenin had reservations about _____'s lack of ruthlessness

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