The New Communistic Approach

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The new communistic approach 1917-1918, the Russian Revolution emerged centering around two essential events: the February Revolution, in which the Czar was overthrown, and the October Revolution, in which the Bolsheviks took over power resulting in the creation of the world’s first communist country led by Vladimir Lenin. This resulted to the brutal, cruel and bloody Civil War. What was left was an extreme regime that was to rule Russia until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, which also meant the end of communism. Despite the creation of an extreme regime including suppression, forced labor camps, execution of people with different ideologies, bribes etc., the communists had a great goal at first. The Communist Party wanted to achieve social and financial equality in a classless and stateless society in which the fulfillment of human needs including satisfying work and an equal share of benefit derived from labor was essential. Although communism didn’t succeed in Russia, it is, in theory, the solution for an utopian world, existing of equal human rights, freedom, shelter, food etc. But why did communism fail? There are many theories about that, it was, for example, due to the ‘leaders’ abusing their power turning the communistic government into a tyrannical dictatorship. Or, another theory is, that it is due to the people’s greed, always wanting more than others resulting in conflicts between one another (the Civil War). The final theory is that people blaming
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