The only major difference between Trotsky and his fellow Bolshevik leaders was that he never got the chance to wield total power.
It just doesn't fit with what real people do, in real life, no more than the Bolshevik 'Soviet man' is real.
The vice president of Iran announces that no Jews were killed during the Bolshevik Revolution.
After the October 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, Russia was too much of a mess to keep fighting Germany.
The Bolshevik Revolution stamped out the city's vibrant and multilingual character.
He's got one of his spies there now, a Bolshevik like himself.
The Bolshevik band will be here in less than twenty-four hours.
In the lobby something of a fracas was proceeding between a member of the Russian delegation and a Bolshevik refugee.
Gay cannot be a Bolshevik, because he is too well educated and too clever for it.
This they asserted had been done in numberless cases where the families were in Bolshevik hands.
1917, from Russian bol'shiy "greater," comparative of adjective bol'shoy "big, great" (cf. Bolshoi Ballet), from Old Church Slavonic boljiji "larger," from PIE root *bel- "strong" (cf. Sanskrit balam "strength, force," Greek beltion "better," Phrygian balaios "big, fast," Old Irish odbal "strong," Welsh balch "proud;" Middle Dutch, Low German, Frisian pal "strong, firm").
It was the faction of the Russian Social Democratic Worker's Party after a split in 1903 that was either larger or more extreme (or both) than the Mensheviks (from Russian men'shij "less"); after they seized power in 1917, applied generally to Russian communists. Bolshevism is recorded from 1917.