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Lenin was the new Communist Leader of the new Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR) and used purging as a way of retaining power; as did Stalin later.

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Q: How and why did Lenin keep power after 1917?
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When did lenin come into power?

lenin came to power in october 1917 in the russian revolution.

How did Lenin consolidate power?

Lenin was the leader of the radical socialist Bolshevik party, which seized power in October of the Russian Revolution of 1917

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What was Lenin's Revolution?

Lenin's Revolution is known as the October Revolution of 1917 or the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. There had been another Russian Revolution in 1917 called the February Revolution, but Lenin did not figure in that at all. He rose to power because of the October Revolution.

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When did Vladimir Lenin come to power in Russia?

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Who led the Bolsheviks to power?

Vladimir Lenin led the Bolsheviks to power in the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia.

Who inspired the Russian Revolution of 1917?

Lenin inspired the Russian Revolution of 1917.Lenin

What was a slogan of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917?

The slogans for the 1917 revolution were "Land, peace and bread!" and "All power to the soviets!". - Lenin.

Who is the person rose to power in Russia in 1917?

Do you mean the Bolsheviks?...Then I guess the answer is V.I. Lenin

How did Lenin came to power in Russia?

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