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Bolshevik

(formerly) a Russian Communist
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bolshevik

(from the Russian bol' shinstovo, majority) a member of the Leninist majority of the Russian Social Democratic Party in 1903, the forerunner of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Thus, by extension, the term bolshevism has also come to refer to any revolutionary communist party which adopts a similar ‘vanguard conception’ of the role of the party in leading the working class (see also POLITICAL PARTY).

Bol’shevik

 

the southernmost and second largest island of the Severnaia Zemlia archipelago. Its area is 11,312 sq km. The northern shore is sharply indented. The land, which reaches 935 m in elevation, is mainly formed of proterozoic metamorphic schists and sandstones, as well as granitoids. Low plateau-like elevations predominate, becoming hilly plains on the southern shore. About 30 percent of the territory is covered by glaciers. On the shore plain there is moss and lichen vegetation of the arctic desert.


Bol’shevik

 

an urban-type settlement in Gomel’ Raion, Gomel’ Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 8 km from the Kostiukovka railroad station (on theGomel’-Zhlobin line). Population, 2,500 (1968). The Bol’shevik Peat-processing Enterprise is located there.


Bol’shevik

 

an urban-type settlement in Susuman Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, on the Magadan-Khandyga highway. Population, 1,300 (1968). Gold mining.

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Of his interaction with his Bolshevik friends while in the USSR, he says:
But he then went on to describe the persecution of liberal religious leaders who finally had the space to preach, targeted because the Bolsheviks believed they were "a possible rival to the Communist program.
Vladimir Lenin, the leading Bolshevik, described Georges Danton of the French Revolution as the greatest revolutionary strategist ever, while Leon Trotsky, who created the Red Army that won the Russian Civil War, held up French revolutionary general Nicolas Carnot as his model.
It is indeed fascinating that from a Che Guevara in Cuba to a Jyoti Basu in India (Basu presided over the longest-running, democratically elected Communist government in the world), the Bolshevik Revolution inspired myriads of standard-bearers of class-struggle across continents and cultures.
Shlyapnikov was the most senior Bolshevik in Petrograd in February 1917.
The vote showed strongest Bolshevik support in urban centers and from soldiers at the front but little support from the countryside and borderlands.
While the Canadian artillery brigade was fighting off Bolshevik attacks, the Special Service Force, which was attached to ELOPE force, attempted to set up a defensive position to the west of SYREN.
Saul's trenchant observation that the net result of Wilson's policy was a tragicomedy of miscalculation and error, which, far from undermining the Bolshevik regime or bringing "democracy" to Russia, served instead to strengthen Lenin's infant Soviet government.
In quite a few provinces, moderate socialist parties benefited from the popularity of their local activists and managed to retain their influence in regional soviets until the Bolshevik takeover in Petrograd and even months after that.
3) This was not a style of rule consciously chosen by the Bolshevik leaders from a range of possible alternatives.
The Bolsheviks controlled key urban and industrial centres, while ISIS is truly dominant only in the Iraqi and Syrian hinterland.