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Life in Lenin's Russia

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Revision tip and answer preparation

Revision tip

To familiarise yourself with this information, imagine a normal day for a peasant or a worker - getting up, having breakfast with the family, going to work, passing the church on the way etc. Using the information above, note all the things that could be different about your life under the Bolsheviks.

Answer preparation

As part of your revision, think about the arguments and facts you would use to explain:

  1. How life changed for Russians under the Bolsheviks.
  2. Whether life improved under the Bolsheviks.
  3. What kind of state the Bolsheviks tried to establish in 1917.

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