Was the Bolshevik Revolution a Failure?
Publisher: The Modern Quarterly
Year Published: 1938
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10501
As soon as the Bolsheviks recognized that the proletariat was too weak to establish state capitalistic systems favorable to Russia in other countries, and also that the bourgeoisie was no longer willing to risk anything in a struggle against state capitalist Russia, that is, about 1920, the Bolsheviks ceased to support revolutionary movements in other countries and instead prepared for a peaceful side by side existence with the other capitalistic systems.