Sections primary sources student activities references on 10th march, 1917, tsar nicholas ii had decreed the dissolution of the duma the high command of the russian army now feared a violent revolution and on 12th march suggested that the tsar should abdicate in favour of a more popular member of the royal. In the latest video from our in defence of october series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1917 russian revolution, alan woods - editor of bolshevism: the road to revolution - discusses the events surrounding lenin's return to russia on 16th a. In the latest video from our in defence of october series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1917 russian revolution, alan woods - author of bolshev. When the february revolution broke out in petrograd in 1917, vladimir ilyich lenin, the leader of the bolshevik party, was in political exile some 2,400 kilometres away, in zurich  all quotes taken from vi lenin, the tasks of the proletariat in the present revolution—the april theses, 1917. After the february revolution in petrograd, the political exiles came back the april 13, 1917 (16 according to the gregorian calendar, used in russia since 1918) arrived vladimir lenin he brought with him the april theses, which represented a vote of no confidence to the provisional government.
Vladimir lenin, the tasks of the proletariat in the present revolution april 17, 1917 original source: pravda, 20 april 1917 i arrived in petrograd only on the night of april 16, and could therefore, of course, deliver a report at the meeting on april 17, on the tasks of the revolutionary proletariat only upon my own. The april theses represented bolshevik continuity rather than a break, argues lars t lih this is an edited version of a speech given to a london communist forum. “it's a delusion, it's the delirium of a madman” – (a bogdanov, menshevik, referring to lenin's april theses) by francesco ricci it is april 3, 1917 (april 16 of our calendar) when the so-called 'sealed train' that houses lenin, zinoviev, krupskaya, inessa armand, radek and others arrives at the finland. The april theses were a series of ten directives issued by the bolshevik leader vladimir lenin upon his return to petrograd from his exile in switzerland via germany and finland the theses were mostly aimed at fellow bolsheviks in russia and returning to russia from exile he called for soviets (workers' councils ) to take.
Link to this page: https://wwwsocialistpartyorguk/articles/14702 posted on 14 june 2012 at 11:57 gmt lenin's april theses, 1917 in february 1917 in russia, women textile workers in petrograd went on strike and during subsequent days were joined by industrial workers across the city, small business people, students. Lenin's doctrinal revolution of april 1917 jonathan frankel nobody disputes that a central place in bolshevik history must be assigned to lenin's april theses - the first intimations from abroad, their terse presentation, stormy reception, the prolonged debate and eventual acceptance but why were they important it is often.
On april 7, the bolshevik newspaper pravda published the ideas contained in lenin's speeches, which collectively came to be known as the april theses from the moment of his return through late october 1917, lenin worked for a single goal: to place russia under bolshevik control as quickly as possible the immediate. The following article was originally published in world revolution 203, april 1997 it can be read in conjunction with a more developed study of the april theses now republished on our website, 'the april theses: signpost to the proletarian revolution ' on 4 april 1917 lenin returned from his exile in. Lenin's april theses were a brief account of a speech he delivered on his return to russia on april 3rd 1917, then summarised in writing the following day.
Abstract lenin arrived in petrograd from political exile in switzerland on april 3 ( 16), 1917 in the bolshevik organ of pravda on april 7 (20), 1917, he published his bolshevik party program for a revolutionary strategy that was to prevail until the bolshevik seizure of political power on october 25 (november 7), 1917 formally. 4: lenin explains his april theses to bolsheviks at the hq, then at another meeting to bolshevik and menshevik members 7: pravda, the bolsheviks' paper, publishes the april theses – kamenev's preface denounces lenin's 'scheme' as ' unacceptable' a subsequent bolshevik petrograd committee rejects the theses 13.