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How many lives did the Red Terror claim?

Timofeychev, Alexey

2018, September 7

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The Civil War in Russia was a time of merciless fighting between the Reds and Whites. A century ago the Bolsheviks resorted to their own Red Terror in a bid for victory.

The following article from Russia Beyond addresses:

  1. What was the Red Terror?
  2. Why did the Red Terror happen?
  3. How did it start?
  4. Did all Bolsheviks endorse the Red Terror?
  5. How many people were killed during the Red Terror?
  6. What was the White Terror about?

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Greater Context

To view a film about the Lenin’s Red Terror see this page:

     The Chekist

Filed under the following tags: communism history

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