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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After the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, the priceless icon of Our Lady of Kazan, one of Russian Orthodox's most beloved images, could no longer be found.
Any historical period can be demarcated in a number of ways, depending on what we believe constitutes its fundamental characteristics, and the concept of contemporaneity is no different as its sources are variously found in the French Revolution of 1789, the two World Wars of the 20th century, the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, or the collapse of communism in 1989.
World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, and the ensuing Russian Civil War of 1918-20 between the Bolsheviks (Reds), led by V.
The burial has reopened long-suppressed chapters of Russian history, stirring fresh debate about the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, the Romanov dynasty, and the nature of national guilt and contrition.
Agitprop or agitpropotdel was a shortening of the Russian agitatsionno-propagandistsky otdel ("agitation-propaganda section"), a department of the Central Committee, or a local committee, of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union in the years after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The word is used in English to describe the work of such departments, and by extension any work, especially in the theater, that aims to educate and indoctrinate the public.
His grandfather, who supported the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, was among the tens of millions imprisoned by Joseph Stalin in the 1930s.
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 unleashed a great wave of unrest that for a time threatened to inundate the whole of Europe, sweeping away bourgeois and landlord rule and establishing workers' power.
British writer Arthur Ransome returns to Russia as a reporter during World War I but finds his job description somewhat altered after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Having built relationships with a variety of Bolshevik leaders, including Karl Radek and Leon Trotsky, Arthur is able to pass valuable intelligence to British officials.
of Stirling, Scotland) Europe is noted for its French Revolution of 1789, the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, and the revolutions that took place in central and eastern Europe in 1989.
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 succeeded only because the Russian people never possessed a tradition of freedom.