Could Alexander Kerensky have succeeded?

Jun 2016
1,758
Russia
#11
One of the extreme common Russian opinion today is that the Bolshevik Revolution was a historical mistake.
This opinion is neither common nor Russian. October revolution was inevitable. That Bolshevicks could win was a miracle and genius of Lenin.
 

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Ad Honorem
Dec 2015
4,338
Florania
#12
Some people are thinking that Kerensi was a good boy, were it not for evil Bolshevicks together with Lenin everything would be OK.
Absolutely wrong. To begin with the number of Bolshevics were very small - 50 000 or something like that for entire Russia. Bolsheviks were banned, imprisioned, killed, which caused them to hide or to escape abroad. CD, SD parties, menshevics were thrice or more than that numerous. The only reason Bolsheviks could win the power was the fact that nobody wanted this power. Only Bolsheviks wanted power and knew how to use it. They just made what majority of Russians wanted them to do.
Do you mean that the Bolsheviks were the only viable party?
 

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