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When did Communism in Russia start?


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2010-06-27 12:28:01
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"Communism," began in late October 1917 (Old Style calendar) during World War 1 after the Bolshevik Revolution. To be more accurate however, this form of government was actually socialism, not communism as Karl Marx saw it. Even the Bolsheviks/Communists understood this distinction at the time.


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