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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Ironically, Bakunin's own Russia would soon experience this "liberation" into slavery known as communism, with the coming of the Bolshevik Revolution.
It is indeed fascinating that from a Che Guevara in Cuba to a Jyoti Basu in India (Basu presided over the longest-running, democratically elected Communist government in the world), the Bolshevik Revolution inspired myriads of standard-bearers of class-struggle across continents and cultures.
The Bolshevik Revolution certainly needs to be analyzed in development terms, but there are different time frameworks for which this can be done.
The Bolshevik revolution, by contrast, was not only commemorated on a large scale internationally, but beyond the reach of the party-states of the Eastern bloc this gave rise to forms of political rivalry and ideological contestation between different movements and parties taking their own distinct positions on the legacy of October.
Each interpreted his city during the years before and after the Bolshevik Revolution through an Odessan lens, typified by a distinctively Jewish sardonic wit.
White Russians" refers to Russians who resisted the Communist revolution in the Union Soviet of the Socialist Republics (USSR, now Russia) and fled the civil war that ensued in 1917 during the Bolshevik Revolution led by Vladimir Lenin against the Tsar.
If Serge was right and the Bolshevik revolution shows the weakness of the anarchist position then, to be consistent, Marxists must rip up Lenin's State and Revolution --but for some reason they do not.
The Russian economy was an empty shell based on slave labour and had been since the Bolshevik revolution.
They had successfully defeated a common enemy but the antagonism starting with the Bolshevik revolution instantaneously returned.
7 Who was the leader of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia in 1917?
From the Bolshevik Revolution onward, the poster has been an influential source for Soviet dogma.
The march has taken place every year on Russia's National Unity Day holiday since it was introduced by the Kremlin in 2005 to replace the communist holiday of November 7 celebrating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
He examines portrayals of Chartist insurgency in the 1840s, fears of anarchists in the 1890s and 1900s, anxieties of Bolshevik revolution in the 1920s and 1930s, fears of Fascism in the inter-war years, depictions of danger from underground counter-cultural forms in the 1960s, and portrayals of the Islamist terrorist in the contemporary era.
Dvorkovich said that he often came across government decrees from the years between the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and the 1930s reign of dictator Stalin.
The image of the Soviet regime also, long discredited, together with the Bolshevik Revolution that produced it, appeared to constitute no threat for the present Russian rulers.