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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16) If during the first years of the 1917 October Revolution life became part of a theatrical performance, now the reverse was true: life was constructed according to the theaters own rules.
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.
The 1917 October Revolution leader, Lenin, "founded the first socialist state in history and had sufficient clarity to steer that new world experience amid a war-devastated Russia".
The November 4 Day of National Unity has been celebrated since 2005 when Russia's then president Putin created the holiday to replace the November 7 commemoration of the 1917 October Revolution.