Feifer, George. "No Finland Station"
Divergence: 1917 CE
What if: Lenin did not arrive in St. Petersburg and re-shape the Bolshevik agenda.
Summary: Essay which speculates there would have been no Communist takeover of Russia and ensuing civil war, as the Bolsheviks would not have been radicalized and would instead have worked with other parties in shaping the Russian government.
Published: In What If? 2: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been (ed. Robert Cowley), q.v.