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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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According to this view, the 1917 Revolution and the following Civil War were seen as the destruction of the Mennonite communities, including their religious and cultural institutions.
Mirren was born Ilynea Lydia Mironoff to a Russian aristocrat father who was stranded in London after the 1917 revolution.
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Fiction writer, biographer, critic, playwright, and poet, she described the hardships and alienation experienced by the intelligentsia after the 1917 revolution.
The state, however, took those rights away during the 1917 revolution.
In 1721 he created a College (ministry) of Spiritual Affairs, also known as the Holy Synod, a body that was to survive until the 1917 Revolution.
The Catholic Church contends it has a moral right to be active in Russia, which had Roman Catholic communities before the 1917 Revolution.
Although the title suggests a more comprehensive coverage, the bulk of the book (eight of the twelve chapters) concerns the 1920s and 1930s, and these eight chapters highlight the situation of women in the USSR, following the 1917 revolution, in comparison with those further to the west.
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