Actual construction was completed to Burnoi (220 versts) when Bolshevism came to crush all enterprise and initiative.
The total losses suffered by private citizens and corporate societies until the advent of Bolshevism is valued at 1,930,000,000 gold rubles; Soviet Russia inflicted losses to the amount of 953,000,000 gold rubles; German occupation and warfare to that of 481,000,000 marks.
"BOLSHEVISM, the name given since the Russian revolution to the form of Communism adopted under the Soviet system of government.
Bolshevism as a doctrine and an organization is not of purely Russian growth; it is a branch of European Communism.
These three currents combined to produce the three fundamental ideas of Bolshevism: the conquest of society by the proletariat class, the power of revolutionary instinct and the dictatorship of a compact minority.