Coordinate a secret counteroffensive through the Caucasus
Go into seclusion for several days
Appeal to the Allies for assistance
Publicly rally the population around the socialist cause
A widespread drought was killing off many Russian crops
Surplus stores of grain were hoarded by thuggish overlords in rural areas
Most Russian grain was being exported to support the expansion of Bolshevik power
Peasants were given no incentive to produce under War Communism's requisition policies
Lingering tensions from the Soviet destruction of a commercial airliner just north of Japan
The Soviet occupation of four northern Japanese islands since World War II
The Japanese refusal to cede all of Sakhalin Island
The lack of a formal treaty after the Russo-Japanese War
Zinoviev and Kamenev
I, II, III
Majority of peasants did not have hereditary tenure and therefore had no interest in developing the land
Nobles still controlled the flow of capital resources into the communes
Population was increasing at a rate that could not be supported by family farming
Political alliances among commune leaders were mostly corrupt and siphoned off much of the profits
Other Soviet leaders felt threatened by his power.
He was a spy working for the British.
He protested Krushchev's policy of de-Stalinization.
He was one of the Jews implicated in the Doctors' Plot.