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BAKU – Congress of the Peoples of the East

Author: Stenographic report

ISBN: 978-0-902030-90-9

The Baku Congress in September 1920, was the most decisive step taken by the early Communist International to forge an alliance with the oppressed peoples of the East.

Held under siege conditions in Red Azerbaijan in the midst of the Russian Civil War, it united the Communist Party delegates and representatives of the liberation movements.

Presided over by Zinoviev, Chairman of the International, the Congress issued a issued a call for war to the death against British imperialism.