Painting the Country Red: Political Forces in Russia through the Revolution and the Civil War

In this essay, the political forces in Russia in 1917–1921 will be examined. Political force is a wide conception, and it can refer to a range of different groups and groupings from social classes to political institutions such as parliaments and governments, and from pressure groups to political parties. A political force articulates different needs and interests, which are located in the society. Political parties can be considered as most important political forces in modern society, representing different social classes, strata, and ethnic groups aggregating and articulating their interests. Therefore, in this essay the political parties will be highlighted. Jatka lukemista ”Painting the Country Red: Political Forces in Russia through the Revolution and the Civil War”