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Who Is Lenin Responsible For The Downfall Of Bolsheviks

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In its original German, the word putsch means “to knock", but today most use it to mean a violent overthrow of a government, similar to the French Revolution term “coup d'état.” Nearly one hundred years ago, Russia’s July Putsch of 1917, puts Lenin’s Bolshevik party against Kerensky and the provisional government. This a disaster for the Bolsheviks on three levels. One, the failed coup made them appear reckless and incompetent. Two, the accusations of collusion with Germany damaged their reputation, and lastly, Lenin is horribly ineffective in countering these allegations. How did this disaster happen? Well, on June 30, the Petrograd Machine Gun Regiment, was ordered to report for duty on the front. Members of the regiment immediately protest
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