October Revolution

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Synonyms for October Revolution

the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922

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The state organ controlling art, The Proletarian Cultural and Enlightenment Organization, was founded immediately after the 1917 October Revolution and sought to put all arts into the Service of the dictatorship of proletariat.
Nicholas and Alexandra (BBC Two Wales, 2pm) | Epic historical costume drama chronicling the reign of Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia, until his overthrow in the 1917 October Revolution and exile in Siberia.
1959) NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA (BBC Two Wales, 2pm) Epic historical costume drama chronicling the reign of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, until his overthrow in the 1917 October Revolution and exile in Siberia with his family, culminating in their assassination.
Russia's Putin-era retreat from democratic values and its disavowal of the opportunities created by Communism's collapse have also led scholars to reconsider both the periodization of Russia's history and the significance of such events as the 1917 October Revolution.
Russian ANZACs also explores the impact of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia on Russians serving with the AIE Some Russians felt that as Russia had negotiated a peace treaty, they should cease fighting.
Shostakovich's Festive Overture was written for the 1954 anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution which saw the Bolsheviks take control in Russia.