J. V. Stalin

CONCERNING THE QUESTION OF
THE STRATEGY AND TACTICS
OF THE RUSSIAN COMMUNISTS


Pravda, No. 56,
March 14, 1923

From J. V. Stalin, Works
Foreign Languages Publishing House,
Moscow, 1953

Vol. 5, pp. 163-83.


CONCERNING THE QUESTION OF THE STRATEGY AND TACTICS
    OF THE RUSSIAN COMMUNISTS   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .


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Preliminary Concepts   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

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Two Aspects of the Working-Class Movement   .   .
The Theory and Programme of Marxism .   .   .   .   .
Strategy   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
Tactics .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
Forms of Struggle .  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
Forms of Organisation  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
The Slogan. The Directive  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

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The Strategic Plan  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

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Historic Turns. Strategic Plans  .   .   .   .   .   .   .
The First Historic Turn and the Course Towards the Bourgeois-Democratic Revolution in Russia  .   .   .
The Second Historic Turn and the Course Towards the Dictatorship of the Proletariat .   .   .   .   .   .
The Third Historic Turn and the Course Towards the Proletarian Revolution in Europe .   .   .   .   .   .   .

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