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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18) Some of its political aspects were condemned, but overall it inspired fondness, and this ambivalence was, from very early on, a crucial aspect of socialists' relationship to October 1917.
In the press and journalism of recent years one often encounters the opinion that in October 1917 it was not at all a revolution that occurred but a military coup, executed by a bunch of political adventurers led by V.
He died at the age of 21 in October 1917 and is buried in the Tyne Cot Cemetery near the Ypres Salient battlefields in Belgium.
The brief light of hope for the downtrodden lit by the October 1917 Russian revolution was lost between Stalinism and Trotskyism.
The French military later convicted MacLeod of espionage and executed her in October 1917.
He enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1916 and was killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele in October 1917.
In October 1917, he suffered gunshot wounds to his face during an attack and was awarded the Military Medal.
uk/ forthefallen Owen's most famous piece was originally drafted in October 1917 while he lay recovering from shellshock at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh.
News of the revolutions of February and October 1917 was therefore welcome confirmation of their expectations, and in late 1918 he was sent to Petrograd as part of a prisoner exchange.
Ameen explained : "The passage of 11 years since the regime ousted in Iraq is a sufficient period to let everyone participate in the elections and state institutions , adding that even in systems that have preceded us, depriving supporters of the former regime did not last more than how long it took in Iraq , for example, - he said -in Russia when regime changed in October 1917, the followers pro- Tsarist system did not been deprived of their rights in elections more than two terms only then returned to them all their political rights.
Even though Putin has not yet officially declared the annexation of Crimea to Russia, we are aware that the political and cultural ties connecting the peoples who founded the Soviet Union have all contributed to Russian identity since the revolution in October 1917.
The Russian Tsarist government was a minor party to the SykesaACAoPicot agreement, and when, following the Russian Revolution of October 1917, the Bolsheviks exposed the agreement, 'the British were embarrassed, the Arabs dismayed and the Turks delighted.
One unsuccessful attack, on 12 October 1917 accounted for 845 of the fatalities.
SSI Hayley Pecket's great uncle, John Carson of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, died in October 1917 during the bloody Battle of Passchendaele and is buried at Lijssenthoek cemetery.
At the final apparition on 13 October 1917, up to one hundred thousand pilgrims had joined the children.