In the latest video from our In Defence of October series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Alan Woods - editor of Bolshevism: the Road to Revolution - discusses the events surrounding Lenin's return to Russia on 16th April 1917.

With his April Theses Lenin sought to rearm the Bolsheviks politically, calling for revolutionaries to break with the liberal Provisional Government and putting forward instead the slogan of "All Power to the Soviets!"