http://www.gmu.edu/departments/economics/bcaplan/museum/his 1 c.htm
The Bolsheviks under Lenin's leadership prepared
to seize power by dominating the soviets. As Lenin explained his position:
"No support to the Provisional Government; exposure of the utter falsity of its promises...
inmasking, instead of admitting, the illusion-breeding "demand" that this government of
capitalists, cease being imperialistic." (April Thesis)