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What was similar (or different) between the russian and chinese communist revolution?

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What was similar (or different) between the russian and chinese communist revolution?

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There are doctrinal differences (sorry, WERE) between Soviet communism and Chinese communism. You can Google that. The USSR was a revolution overthrowing a revolution. The Mensheviks took power from the Tsar, but the Communists were determined to achieve control and, because they were the most ruthless, succeeded. Otherwise, Russia might have had a Weimar style socialist republic or even a democratic government. In China there was only one revolution, communism vs the Old Corruption (led by the KMT). Russia was an industrialised nation and the workers led the revolution. China was an agrarian nation and the peasants and farmers led the revolution. Russia improved its factory output but failed in the farms (problems with collctivisation and also following a bankrupt farm genetics theory). Chinese farming was its backbone, but China failed for many years to find a factory system which worked (now they have, by allowing free market capitalism in special regions, and look how they’ve grown

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