Who Was This Bukharin?


72 pages | illustrated

ISBN: 978 0 85124 7816




By Ken Coates

Bukharin was the youngest of the senior leaders of the Russian October Revolution, sometimes described in the earliest days of 1917 as Lenin’s favourite. He had been judicially murdered after a grisly show trial which marked the culmination of Stalin’s round of purges in the late thirties. His widow and son struggled for decades to secure his rehabilitation. Who was this Bukharin?