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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 1917 revolution brought Marxism-Leninism to the CPC and revolutionary ideology to the Kuomintang.
His epic cannot be designated the best way of approaching the centenary of the 1917 revolution. But if one can get past the ideological asides that crop up all too frequently, this is, nonetheless, a thoroughly illuminating compendium of information and insights.
The link between the 1917 revolution and the First World War was repeatedly stressed and some saw in fascism the ultimate stage of capitalism which necessarily coincided with the coming of age of new revolutions.
The position of expert Jew was established in 1850 and functioned until the February 1917 Revolution. Each governor-general was supposed to appoint two or three expert Jews.
Although Trotsky was a major participant in Russia's 1917 Revolution, he was scapegoated during Stalin's murderous rise to power, which replaced the ideals of Communism with an iron-fist dictatorship.
Petersburg of an autonomist political party (the Jewish People's Party, or Folkspartey); and his leadership of the party from 1907 to its demise, shortly after the 1917 Revolution.
PRINCE Alexander Obolensky was a one-yearold when his parents had to flee Russia to escape their certain death in the 1917 revolution. And it seemed that the Prince was always destined to fly.
Many of the elite in both Moscow and Saint Petersburg now assert, "The real aim of the 1917 revolution was to eliminate the Russian elite, and Germany allowed the Bolsheviks to succeed in order to see Russia collapse." This is a viewpoint that tends to also assert that Russia needs to stand up as the protector of the Slavs and Orthodox Christians throughout the world.
They were all shot the year after the 1917 revolution. The bodies of Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra and three of their daughters were found in 1991 in a mine shaft 1,100 miles from Moscow.
In Russia's 1917 revolution, Lenin's communists succeeded in defeating all potential rivals.
"Doctor Zhivago'' is the tale of five intertwined lovers set during final days of Czarist Russia and the 1917 Revolution. It is epic, indeed, but here the epic nature seems just an excuse for adding flashy elements.