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Plekhanov

(Russian pljɪˈçɑnof)
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(Biography) Georgi Valentinovich (ˈɡjɪorɡji valɪnˈtjinəvjɪʃ). 1857–1918, Russian revolutionary; founder of Russian Marxism and leader of the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party
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Prior to the Bolshevik revolution, a discussion took place between Sergey Nyechayev and Georgi Plekhanov. Nyechayev said "it is our duty to destroy everything", to which Plekhanov retorted with the question: "Are we then going to rebuild it?"
Georgi Plekhanov, the respected veteran Russian Marxist, was elected chairman, but the delegates felt uneasy in Belgium and moved to London, where the authorities could be relied on to ignore them.