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 war also ushered in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, prepared the way for fascism, and intensified and broadened the ideological battles that wracked the 20th century.
Three major developments have marked the history of Orthodoxy from this part of the world in the last hundred years: (1) The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, which brought communism in Russia and from there, after the Second World War, in other Eastern and Central European countries.
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.
He begins by examining the so-called Great Revolutions--the French Revolution of 1789, the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, and the Chinese Revolution of 1911-1949--and follows up with an exploration of some more recent revolutions in the less-developed parts of the world.
The Young Turk revolution of 1908, the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, and the Ethiopian revolution of 1974 are prime examples; their echo in Iran concerned, above all, the Kurds.
The first was the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 which resulted in the scattering
In an October lecture that he dedicated to a Holocaust denier, Anelauskas asserted that Jews were largely responsible for the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.