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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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The state organ controlling art, The Proletarian Cultural and Enlightenment Organization, was founded immediately after the 1917 October Revolution and sought to put all arts into the Service of the dictatorship of proletariat.
After the 1917 October Revolution, he was appointed fine arts commissar for the province of Vitebsk and founded and directed the Vitebsk Popular Art School.
Nicholas and Alexandra (BBC Two Wales, 2pm) | Epic historical costume drama chronicling the reign of Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia, until his overthrow in the 1917 October Revolution and exile in Siberia.
1959) NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA (BBC Two Wales, 2pm) Epic historical costume drama chronicling the reign of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, until his overthrow in the 1917 October Revolution and exile in Siberia with his family, culminating in their assassination.