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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Should this not be so, then, when we consider the impact of such a transformative event as the 1917 revolution and the potential for emancipation that it opened up - not just in Russia but the whole world?
56) This episode reinforced the decline of the prestige of the 1917 revolution, and celebrations here weakened more quickly than in Italy.
of Central Florida) focus in the first half on history--from the tsarist era prior to the 1917 Revolution to the latest transformations under Putin.
She is, of course, Helen Mirren, whose paternal family were Russian immigrants who settled in London during the 1917 revolution.
For Hobsbawm, the October 1917 Revolution remained the focal "point of his political universe.
Whereas the Bolsheviks had the 1917 Revolution, the Putinists had the second Chechen war of 1999 and the bombings of apartment buildings in Buynaksk, Moscow and Volgodonsk that year.
Her father was a member of an aristocratic Russian military family forced to move to the UK by the 1917 Revolution.
After the 1917 Revolution, the factory's laboratory created new, Soviet porcelain, which for decades set the standards for high artistic quality.
The plan is to steal Romanian gold bars that have been held by Russia for "safekeeping" since the 1917 Revolution, but are now being returned to Romania by train.
Scholars have concluded that had Rasputin's programs been adopted, the 1917 revolution may have been averted.
Petersburg-raised artist's fortunes fell with the 1917 revolution, and her enterprises would help support her family through two world wars.
The last Czar, Nicholas was deposed in the 1917 revolution, then murdered along with his family.
Margarita Boronova examines the development of the Buryat intelligentsia before the 1917 Revolution.
Term nationalization reminds 1917 revolution, synonym of non-legitimacy, and frightens everyone.
After the 1917 revolution, Mayakovsky reconsidered and adapted his conception of a poet and the function of poetry, as he tried to find away to support the revolution with his poetry.