Civil War after 1917 1917

 "Only by joining efforts with you can we overcome the disorder and strengthen the power of the workers, soldiers and peasants. Soviet power has no other support than that of the broad working masses."

Draft Decision for the C.P.C. onStaff Salaries in Government Offices, written December 13 (26), 1917.

"We must fight against the old habit of regarding the measure of labour and the means of production from the point of view of the slave whose sole aim is to lighten the burden of labour or to obtain at least some little bit from the bourgeoisie."

"We, the Council of People’s Commissars, recognise at once, unconditionally and without reservations everything that pertains to the Ukrainian people’s national rights and national independence."

"The socialist revolution that has begun in Russia is, therefore, only the beginning of the world socialist revolution."

Draft Resolution for the C.C., R.S.D.L.P.(B.), following an anonymous accusation concerning Y. S. Hanecki.

Demonstration slogans suggested by Lenin.

"The October Revolution is passing through successive stages of development before our very eyes, winning power for the Soviets and wresting political rule from the bourgeoisie and transferring it to the proletariat and poor peasantry."

"This article explained that it was necessary for the workers "to change the basic line pursued by the worker in addressing the peasant"."

"The bourgeoisie, the landowners and all the rich classes are making desperate efforts to undermine the revolution...They have even gone so far as to sabotage food distribution, thereby menacing millions of people with famine."

"The fateful hour is approaching. The last fight is at hand. The whole country and all the nations of our republic are divided into two great camps."