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Account for the changes in the policies of Communist Party rule in RussiaSoviet union in the period from 1917 to 1934 The reasons for the change in Party policy are the result of unrest in the proletariat class foreign security concerns the desire to use terror as a form of control and the desire for total power by the Soviet leaders The leadership position may have changed from Lenin to Stalin however the underlying desire for total control and power remains constant It is evident to record a change in the Communist rule from the initial Communist ideals of 1917 through the years of War communism then to its transition in 1924 to the New Economic Policy NEP to 1928 with the introduction of Industrialisation Modernisation and Collectivisation Other changes to policy have been recorded in the areas of foreign relations and internal purges All of these significant changes to party policy have been a direct result of the need to strengthen the economy hold total support and achieve military control or more simply to achieve the aim of totalitarianism Government soviet policy throughout the period of war communism had been predicated on the use of force and terror to gain political control and economic stability Lenins power base diminished from the increasing famine the collapse of the economy and frequent mutinies all which were directly attributable to war communism and the demoralizing effect it had on the people As a result Lenin introduced the NEP which differed from the policy of War communism in that requisitioning was abolished Kulaks were permitted to sell their surplus for a profit and a cash economy was reintroduced These steps essentially returned the country back to many of its capitalistic policies As Lenin said In order to take two steps forward we shall take one step back This major deviance from the communist policy beforehand was a direct result of Lenins need to enforce control
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