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Because the Bolsheviks promised the peasants land.

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Why the Russian peasant supported the Bolsheviks in the 1917 revolutions mainly because the Bolsheviks promised to?

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Why Bolsheviks gained mass support in 1917?

In (and even before) 1917 in Imperial Russia, the Bolsheviks gained mass-support for numerous reasons. Most of the reasons, however, centered on the corruption, inefficiency, and failures of the Russian royal dynasty and its administration as the governing power in Russian.

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The Mensheviks.

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The Bolsheviks

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Vladimir Lenin led the Bolsheviks, the group that gained control of the Provisional Russian government in 1917.

What was Russian communists known as?

At the time of the communist revolution in 1917, the Russian communists were known as Bolsheviks.

What was the name of the group of communists that gained control of Russia during the Russian revolution in 1917?

During the Russian Revolutions of 1917, they were known as the Bolsheviks.

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Peasants actually played very little in the way of a role with either revolution. The February Revolution was largely a matter of what people living in urban centers did, and the October Revolution was a coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks.

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