What was the new name taken by Russian socialist revolutionaries in 1918 from the writings of Karl Marx that described workers who had seized power of the economy?
The new name 'Communists' was adopted by Bolsheviks at their Seventh Party Congress in March 1918. Note: The 'Bolsheviks' as a faction of the Russian Social Democratic Party …are not to be confused with another socialist party named 'Socialist Revolutionaries.' This question specifically uses the term "socialist revolutionaries," but it obviously does not mean the political party that was then known as the "Socialist Revolutionaries," because the "Socialist Revolutionaries", as well as all other political parties, were abolished by the Communists.The new name taken was "Communists." Prior to March 1918, they were known as Bolsheviks. (MORE)