ussr ; economy ; lenin ; war communism

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what did they want to ensure the army had?
enough food and resources for victory
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- ideological basis
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the measures went along with which long-term bolshevik aim?
to abolish private enterprise so could b seen application ideology early
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what did wwi mean for some bolsheviks?
old world had been destroyed and they could build anew on marxist lines
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what was seen by some bolsheviks as release from capitalism?
collapse of russian currency and replacement with bartering
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when what wasit rlly caused by?
raging inflation
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what was result of optomism?
radicalisation of policy
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pushing bolshevik leadership to do what before originally intended?
implement wide-scale nationalisation
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when did this happen?
june 18
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where all industries of how many workers were nationalised?
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- response to economic collapse reality
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what was the economy like when when bolsheviks inherited it?
near collapse
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state direction of economy had been key feature of what?
many europena countries in wwi
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so it could be said
more practical than ideologicla
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- reaction to early bolsheivk excesses
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in some senses war communism was response to problems from what?
rush early bolshevik decrees
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some policies for givin control to workers proved to be what?
idealistic and unworkable
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especially in which context?
civil war emergency
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abolition of what was reversed?
army ranks
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and who had to be used to create some order in industry?
factory managers
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was this planned or no?
nah more like just ad hoc responses to eco and political realities that developed
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what were the only workplaces exempt from nationalisation of industry?
those with fewr than 10 workers
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was there any compensation?
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all industry placed under control of state through what?
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set up when?
december 1917
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what was reintroduced in industry?
hierarchial structures
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in factories what was replaced by management to instil discippline in workers?
workers' councils
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what was introduced in factories?
harsh military-style discipline
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what was introduced for all workers on strike?
death penalty
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what were the unemployed forced to join?
'labour armies'
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and sent to wokr on projects like?
road building and woodland clearance
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all workers expeted to volunteer for unpaid work on?
'communist saturdays'
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which were days designed for?
serving the party
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what happened to all private tradin?
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who was trade to be controlled by?
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but bc couldn't satisfy demands what happened?
large nitty black market developed
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why did transactions including money become limited?
massive inflation
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how did many workers tend to recieve their wages?
goods > money
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what happened in order to feed army and towns?
forcible requisitioning of food from peasants
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around how many bolshevik volunteers were used to seize grain?
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what did gov attempt to use to spy on hoarding peasants?
Committees of the Village Poor
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what was result?
rise in countryside tension and serious violence outbreaks
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often directed at?
requisitoning teams (can't imagine why)
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what became commonplace?
malnutrition and starvation
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why was rationing introduced?
to ensure wokrers in cities were fed despite food shortages
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which workers recieved preferential treatment?
industrial that'** work was crucial to war effort
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what state did WC leave economy in?
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in '21 what fraction of '13 figure was industrial production?
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