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On October Revolution

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Whenever we discuss the October Revolution, we do it with the sobering realisation that the political–economic system that the revolution brought about ultimately collapsed after 72 years of existence.

There is a certain sadness over the demise of the Soviet Union within the left vis-à-vis the October Revolution. But we should not fall into this trap of disappointment. I do not think Lenin himself would have expected Russia’s socialist state to last for more than seven decades.

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Updated On : 10th Nov, 2017

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