controlled key urban and industrial centres, while ISIS is truly dominant only in the Iraqi and Syrian hinterland.
Russia's participation in WWI was downplayed in the Soviet Union, largely due to the Bolshevik
view of it as an "imperialist war" that paved the way for revolution.
All of this led to the end of the monarchy and finally the triumph of the godless Bolsheviks
Summary: After the Bolshevik
Revolution in November 1917, the Russian army began to withdraw from the Kurdish and the Armenian regions of the Ottoman.
According to the Daily Mail, explorers had been searching for treasures dating from the Bolshevik
Revolution when forces loyal to the deposed royal family fled an advancing Red Army.
The play ends back in the Turbins' apartment as the Bolsheviks
are about to enter the city.
Retish develops several broad historical themes when he argues that peasants turned to the Soviet regime and gave the Bolsheviks
the wherewithal to win the Civil War and consolidate their rule.
When the Bolsheviks
emerged victorious from the Russian Civil War in 1921, their victory was darkened by the bleak realities of post-Revolutionary Russian society.
There is new, though still inconclusive, documentation on the German funding of the Bolsheviks
during World War I.
after the Social Democratic movement split in 1903, becoming a smuggler, clandestine newspaper publisher, gun-runner, and fence for "expropriated" tsarist roubles.
In the waning days of the First World War the Allied nations sent a small expeditionary force to Northern Russia to aid retreating Czechoslovakian forces and to prevent crucial military supplies from falling into the hands of the Bolsheviks
who had recently won their communist revolution and made peace with their former German enemies.
While not quite "post-modern," this mentality stood in contrast to the class-based collectivism, rationalist modernism, and materialist secularism preached by the Bolsheviks
It was commonly believed the Tsars were all shot by the Bolsheviks
at Yekaterinburg in 1918.
Mostly first- and second-generation Italians and Jews, they had escaped Nazis and Bolsheviks
in Europe, only to feel the steely imprint of American racism and capitalism across their backsides.
The report by the Commission for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Political Repression also found that another 500,000 religious people suffered persecution in the decades after Vladimir Lenin's Bolsheviks