The Red Terror (1918) – How the Bolsheviks Went on a Rampage after the Russian Revolution (Video)

The Red Terror (1918) was an important element of the Russian Revolution that showed the violent character of the Bolshevik regime led by Vladimir Lenin. The terror was carried out by the Soviet secret police: the Cheka (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission to Combat Counterrevolution and Sabotage) and was led by Felix Dzerzhinsky. Underlaying causes were the Left-SR uprising and the assassination attempt on Lenin by Fanny Kaplan. Hundreds of thousands of people would die at the hands of the Cheka. History Hustle presents: The Red Terror (1918) – How the Bolsheviks Went on a Rampage after the Russian Revolution.

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