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Flashcards in Lenin's Testament Deck (7):
1

When was Lenin's Testament written?

About a year before his death in 1924.

2

What did the Testament address?

It addressed the issues of the main contenders to succeed Lenin.

3

What did the Testament say about Trotsky?

He was arrogant.

4

What did the Testament say about Stalin?

He was rude, impatient and warned of the power he had due to him being General Secretary.

5

What did the Testament say about Kamenev and Zinoviev?

It reminded the Central Committee that they weren't always loyal to the party.

6

What did the Testament say about Bukharin?

It said that he didn't understand Lenin's ideology.

7

What happened when the Politburo received the Testament after Lenin's death?

They were meant to release it but the Central Committee suppressed it.