From Stalinism to Leninism

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From Leninism to Stalinism: A Logical Progression? The question of whether or not Stalinism was a logical continuation of Leninism is a difficult one. Stalinism did take significantly more drastic measures than Leninism did. There were differences in policy. But in spite of these, Stalinism still found its basis in Leninism. Even Trotsky, a friend of Lenin and a staunch opponent of Stalin, grudgingly admits that "Stalinism did issue from Bolshevism" (Trotsky). Stalin's policy of …

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…put into action until Stalinism, or else Leninist policies modified to fit the needs of the situation. Stalinism was a logical continuation of Leninism. SOURCES "How Lenin Led to Stalin." Online. Available "Russian History 1905-30." Online. Available Trotsky, Leon. "Stalinism and Bolshevism." Online. Available Wood, Alan. Stalin and Stalinism. London: Routledge, 1990.