For a time in the 1920s Leon Trotsky was second in importance in Soviet Russia only to Lenin himself. Many believed him to be the natural choice to succeed Lenin. 79 more words
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Written in three parts some years after the Revolution of 1917, Trotsky sets out to give a detailed history of the events of that year, combined with his analysis of what led to Russia being ripe for revolution at that moment in time. 1,287 more words