How to use Bolsheviks in a sentence
The Baltic volunteers were defeated by the Bolsheviks on Dec. 29 at Hintzenberg; and since the agreement made on Dec. 29 by Ulmanis with the German representative, the Socialist Winnig, did not attract a sufficient number of volunteers from Germany for the formation of an Iron Div., Riga fell on Jan.
By March 18 the Bolsheviks were thrown back over the Aa river.
The Bolsheviks, having killed a number of imprisoned " bourgeois," abandoned the city and the whole region after heavy losses.
The Bolsheviks won the argument - the revolution had to move forward.
He would have liked to organize a big move against the Bolsheviks from the west, but such a move could not be made while the Entente Powers were resolved to keep Germany out, and while they sympathized with all the new organizations hostile to RussiaEsthonia, Latvia and Poland.Advertisement
At the third Congress in 1905 it led to the formation of two parties, the Bolsheviks meeting in London, and the Mensheviks in Geneva.
But the Ulmanis Cabinet was not as yet the sole ruler of Latvia, the Bolsheviks holding Latgalia, and a Russo-German force under Bermondt-Avalov preparing an advance against the Bolsheviks across Latvian territory, plan adopted at a Riga conference on Aug.
Meanwhile the Polish Government's proposal for joint action against the Bolsheviks was rejected pending Lithuania's recognition as an independent state with Vilna for its capital.
The state of war with Soviet Russia, however, continued until the Peace Treaty of July 12 1920, whereunder the Lithuanian claim to Vilna and Grodno was recognized by the Bolsheviks and Lithuania received three million rubles in gold and 100,000 hectares of forest land for exploitation.
The initial victories of the Bolsheviks were followed by defeat and the victorious Poles, under the so-calle I" rebel "Gen.Advertisement
This Manifesto has remained a kind of gospel for extreme Communists, and its pronouncements served as a guidance in the attempt of the Russian Bolsheviks (Russian for" Majority "party) to create a Communist republic in Russia.
As to the left SRs, they did cement an uneasy alliance with the Bolsheviks.
In the heroic epoch of the revolution the Bolsheviks went hand in hand with genuinely revolutionary anarchists.
The crisis of globalized capitalism will provide modern Marxists with an opportunity to finish the job the Bolsheviks began.
At moments of heightened class struggle, the Bolsheviks actively agitated for workers ' defense militias against the tsarist state forces.Advertisement
The other wing, the internationalists, became contiguous with the Bolsheviks.
As against the Bolsheviks ' program demand for the right of nations to self- determination, they called for national cultural autonomy.
In particular they often expose the falsity of claims by Soviet historians that the Bolsheviks were responsible for some strike or demonstration.
Contrary to their original purpose, the soviets became obedient lackeys of the bolsheviks.
The Bolsheviks took the lead and won enormous prestige.Advertisement
They seem to be scared stiff that ten or a dozen Bolsheviks will infect the whole world.
This produced a split in the ranks of Social Democracy between the Majority and Minority sections (Bolsheviks and Mensheviks).
The Bolsheviks immediately attempted to invade, but were repulsed by German forces.
A Czech soldier is murdered, the Bolsheviks arrive, and there is a spectacular shootout at the end.
Another element in the circle of ideas appropriated by the Bolsheviks was provided by the activity of Bakunin, the indefatigable Russian anarchist, who fought for world revolution in 1849 in Dresden and in 1870 in Lyons, and who passed 12 years of his life in prison and in exile.Advertisement