The outbreak of the Civil WarIn this discussion we look at the election of a constituent assembly and the threat it posed to the Bolsheviks. We then consider the way Lenin dissolved the assembly and the subsequent outbreak of an anti-Bolshevik civil war. Content covers: Elections for the Constituent Assembly. The meeting of the Constituent Assembly and its immediate dissolution. Reasons for the outbreak of civil war. Combatants in the civil war.
Dr Mark Hurst