How Did Stalin Contribute To The Rise Of Marxism

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Marxism- Leninism was a term used by Stalin to explain his policies and to justify their consequences. Humanity was controlled by 'uncontrollable social forces' that still needed to be enacted by leaders with the rare qualities of Lenin and his only viable successor Stalin. Stalin could explain his domestic and foreign policy by keeping true to the essence of Marxism -Leninism. Stalin initially supported the New Economic Policy and then adopting collectivization and industrialization after defeating his rivals. Stalin's unsuccessful attempts to counter the fascist powers in the 1930s prior to signing the Nazi-Soviet Pact in 1939. Stalin was not a man troubled by contradictions or paradox. The strength of the regime and his grip on power came ahead of any ideological consideration.
All of Stalin's successors until Gorbachev stressed their devotion to Marxism-Leninism as the guiding ideology of the Soviet Union and the focus of the Communist Party to the Soviet state. Gorbachev tried to reform the Soviet economy and open its society. Yet by removing the control of the Communist Party he
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The Bolsheviks had originally been able to take power in Russia due not only to their strengths and strategy but also the weaknesses and mistakes of their immediate predecessors the autocracy of Nicholas II and short-lived Provisional Government. Perhaps the main reasons that Marxism-Leninism influenced Russia were the disastrous consequences of the First World War upon the Imperial regime. Defeat in the war with Japan had brought about the 1905 Revolution yet the government had done very little to modernize the army or improve the quality of its men and officers bearing in mind that the highly effective German army was it most likely