Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Russian SFSR. The Emperor was forced ...
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Epic History: The Russian Revolution
Everything you need to know about the Russian Revolution in a 13 min video. Produced in partnership with Bridgeman Images http://www.bridgemanimages.com/en-GB/ We explain all the major events of Russ...
Who Really Killed Rasputin, The Monk Who Brought Down The Tsar?
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was born in 1869 in a remote Siberian village but died in a Russian palace on 30 December 1916. Despite his alleged magical powers, he was murdered by Russian aristocrats… ...
Russia Prepares To Exhume Czar Alexander III In Romanov Investigation
In an effort to conclusively identify the remains of the murdered Czar Nicholas II and his family, Russian investigators will exhume the body of Nicholas’ father, Alexander III, in Saint Petersburg.In...
Lenin's Body Improves with Age
Russian scientists have developed experimental embalming methods to maintain the look, feel and flexibility of the Soviet Union's founder’s body, which is 145 years old today 
Denmark: New Documents Reveal Lenin Was A German Agent
Copenhagen - Construction workers working on the renovation of the basement of an old warehouse in the Danish capital, have discovered many boxes of documents dating from 1917 and 1918, that allegedly...
Russian Revolution
A brief history of anarchism and the Russian revolution of 1917. Sources: http://www.akpress.org/2006/items/anarchisminamericaakpress http://www.psfp.com/
Vladimir Lenin
Part 1 to a documentary about Vladimir Lenin. Honors: 70 - Top Favorites (Today) - Education - 2/9/08.
Stalin's Secret Police: Cheka
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmakers, contained film and photos that had nev...
Russian history, 1892-1917
Under Tsar Nicholas II (1894–1917), Russia: 1892-1917 slowly industrialized and yet repressed political opposition from the center and the far left. It recklessly entered wars with Japan (1904) and w...
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Russian Social Democratic Labour Party
The Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Russian Росси́йская социа́л-демократи́ческая рабо́чая па́ртия, РСДРП, Rossiyskaya sotsial-demokraticheskaya rabochaya partiya, RSDRP), also known as the Ru...
Factions of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party
Throughout history, there were a number of political factions within the RSDLP (Russian Social Democratic Labour Party), in addition to the major split of Bolsheviks and Mensheviks.
1905 Russian Revolution
The Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. I...
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February Revolution
The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция; [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]) of 1917 was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. It was centered on Petrograd, then the capi...
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July Days
The July Days refers to events in 1917 that took place in Petrograd, Russia, between 3 July and 7 July (Julian calendar) (16 July – 20 July, Gregorian calendar), when soldiers and industrial workers e...
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Kornilov affair
The Kornilov Affair, or the Kornilov Putsch (Kornilov Coup) as it is sometimes referred to, was an (allegedly) attempted coup d'état by the then Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Army, General Lavr Ko...
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Russian Civil War
The Russian Civil War (Russian: Гражданская война́ в Росси́и Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossiy) (November 1917 – October 1922) was a multi-party war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the R...
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Kerensky-Krasnov uprising
Kerensky–Krasnov uprising was an attempt by Alexander Kerensky to regain power after the Bolsheviks overthrew his Provisional Government in Petrograd.Following the October Revolution, Kerensky fled Pe...
Junker mutiny
Junker mutiny (Russian: Юнкерский мятеж) was a counterrevolutionary mutiny of students of junker schools against the Bolsheviks in Petrograd in October 1917.On October 29 (November 11 (N.S.)) of 1...
White movement
The White movement (Russian: Бѣлое движенiе/Белое движение, Beloye dvizheniye; [ˈbʲɛləɪ dvʲɪˈʐenʲɪɪ]) and its military arm the White Army (Бѣлая Армiя/Белая Армия, Belaya Armiya), also known as t...
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White Terror (Russia)
The White Terror in Russia refers to the organized violence carried out by the White Army during the Russian Civil War (1917–23). It began after the Bolsheviks seized power in November 1917, and conti...
Left-wing uprisings against the Bolsheviks
The left-wing uprisings against the Bolsheviks were a series of rebellions and uprisings against the Bolsheviks by rival left-wing parties that started soon after the October Revolution, continued thr...
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Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War
The Allied intervention was a multi-national military expedition launched during the Russian Civil War in 1918. The initial goals were to help the Czechoslovak Legions, secure supplies of munitions an...
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Cheka
Cheka (ЧК – чрезвыча́йная коми́ссия chrezvychaynaya komissiya, Emergency Committee, [tɕɪˈka]) was the first of a succession of Soviet state security organizations. It was created on December 20, 1917,...
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Revolutions of 1917-23
The Revolutions of 1917–23 formed a revolutionary wave precipitated by the end of World War I in general and the Russian Revolutions of 1917 in particular. Some authorities date the wave as ending in ...
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Polish-Soviet War
The Polish–Soviet War (February 1919 – March 1921) was an armed conflict that pitted Soviet Russia and Soviet Ukraine against the Second Polish Republic and the Ukrainian People's Republic over the co...
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