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October Revolution, 1917, in Russian history: see Russian RevolutionRussian Revolution,
violent upheaval in Russia in 1917 that overthrew the czarist government. Causes
The revolution was the culmination of a long period of repression and unrest.
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16) If during the first years of the 1917 October Revolution life became part of a theatrical performance, now the reverse was true: life was constructed according to the theaters own rules.
One of its remarkable results was the appearance of historical dramas covering the events of the 1917 October Revolution and early years of Soviet rule.
The 1917 October Revolution
leader, Lenin, "founded the first socialist state in history and had sufficient clarity to steer that new world experience amid a war-devastated Russia".
The November 4 Day of National Unity has been celebrated since 2005 when Russia's then president Putin created the holiday to replace the November 7 commemoration of the 1917 October Revolution