“The revolutionary process abolished a regime of despair and created a new world of hope.”

John Reed

“The only people in Russia who had a definite programme of action.”

“The only reason for the Bolshevik success lay in their accomplishing was fulfilling the simplest desires of the most profound strata of people.”


“War Communism had been an attempt to take the fortress of the capitalist elements in town and countryside by assault, by frontal attack”