What do we learn about the 1917 revolution
through the visual sources that you have chosen for the exhibit?
That which the 1917 revolution
unleashed across the world had, by the 1990s, been so spectacularly incapable of achieving its goals that it could not even survive up to the end of the century.
In rare comments on the subject ahead of the centenary, Putin made clear he thought it would have been better if the 1917 Revolution
had never happened, and that he believed there was nothing to celebrate.
Lenin and the 1917 revolution
were therefore perfectly legitimate in a Russian context but could not possibly provide a universal model applicable to every country.
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.
They were all shot the year after the 1917 revolution
In Russia's 1917 revolution
, Lenin's communists succeeded in defeating all potential rivals.
Cod, in particular, became a strategic Russian fishery after the 1917 Revolution
, when the Soviet Union was denied access to cod imports.
Doctor Zhivago'' is the tale of five intertwined lovers set during final days of Czarist Russia and the 1917 Revolution
The daughter of a Russian father and an English mother, Dame Helen's paternal Russian family, exiled after the 1917 revolution
, also knew what it felt like to leave everything behind.
Moreover, the socialist ideology that prevailed in the 1917 revolution
did not originate in Russia but in Germany.
He barely mentions the 1917 revolution
and explains the later shift from the Bolshevik New Economic Policy to the Stalinist Five Year Plans by pointing to low GDP and competition with other states that resulted in collectivization and the push for industrial growth.