October Revolution

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Synonyms for October Revolution

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 daughter of a Russian father and an English mother, Dame Helen's paternal Russian family, exiled after the 1917 revolution, also knew what it felt like to leave everything behind.
Moreover, the socialist ideology that prevailed in the 1917 revolution did not originate in Russia but in Germany.
He barely mentions the 1917 revolution and explains the later shift from the Bolshevik New Economic Policy to the Stalinist Five Year Plans by pointing to low GDP and competition with other states that resulted in collectivization and the push for industrial growth.
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. She was raised in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, and was training to be a teacher when she joined the National Youth Theatre, which turned out to be the first step on the ladder to success.
For Hobsbawm, the October 1917 Revolution remained the focal "point of his political universe." Essentially a central European by upbringing, Hobsbawm's communism was forged during the break-up of the Weimar Republic and the Depression years when very strong loyalties were established.
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. At six, Mirren decided she wanted to be an actress, but on leaving school went to teacher training college to keep her parents happy.
After the 1917 Revolution, the factory's laboratory created new, Soviet porcelain, which for decades set the standards for high artistic quality.
Eighty per cent of them have vanished since the 1917 Revolution; others are languishing in a state of disrepair.
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.
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. This intelligentsia created the sense of ethnic and cultural Buryat identity and took active part in the fight for national self-determination, for which it paid dearly while the communist regime was in power.
Term nationalization reminds 1917 revolution, synonym of non-legitimacy, and frightens everyone.