October Revolution

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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 Bolshevik Revolution and its aftermath were turbulent times for Russia.
He examines portrayals of Chartist insurgency in the 1840s, fears of anarchists in the 1890s and 1900s, anxieties of Bolshevik revolution in the 1920s and 1930s, fears of Fascism in the inter-war years, depictions of danger from underground counter-cultural forms in the 1960s, and portrayals of the Islamist terrorist in the contemporary era.
Prior to the Bolshevik revolution, a discussion took place between Sergey Nyechayev and Georgi Plekhanov.
Dvorkovich said that he often came across government decrees from the years between the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and the 1930s reign of dictator Stalin.
NCC Spokesman abroad Haytham Manna says that there has never been an armed revolution that did not produce a dictatorship - starting from the French Revolution, which culminated in Napoleon Bonaparte's colonial empire, before he was defeated and the values of the Revolution reappeared in the Second Republic; and not ending with the Bolshevik Revolution, which consecrated the dictatorship of the proletariat (read: the party) in the former Soviet Union.
The image of the Soviet regime also, long discredited, together with the Bolshevik Revolution that produced it, appeared to constitute no threat for the present Russian rulers.
As a result, two treaties dating from the years immediately after the Bolshevik revolution still govern the Caspian.
A curious example of the Western news media's portrayal of residual sympathy for the leaders of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and the Holodomor famine (sometimes called the Ukrainian Genocide) of 1932-33, respectively, is a series of news photos distributed by AP Images and Reuters.
Summary: After the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917, the Russian army began to withdraw from the Kurdish and the Armenian regions of the Ottoman.
Earlier this week, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited Syria -- the first visit to Damascus by a Moscow ruler since the 1917 Bolshevik revolution -- and oversaw talks on Russia s possible assistance in building a nuclear power plant in Syria.
He said that residents of Peshawar suffered tremendously due to the Bolshevik Revolution of Russia in 1917 and the Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited Syria earlier this week a" the first visit to Damascus by a Moscow ruler since the 1917 Bolshevik revolution a" and oversaw talks on Russia's possible assistance in building a nuclear power plant in Syria.
Then there was the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, which the Poles refused to join, and Marshal Jozef Pilsudski's miraculous victory over the Red Army at the gates of Warsaw in 1920.
Shevki stood in the face of the last days of the Czars, the start of World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution, through his decades in prison due accusations of treason from the cruel Stalinist government.
He justified his action by intending an immediate transition to socialist economic organization, thereby putting in place the material conditions necessary for the success of the Bolshevik Revolution.