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1. Delegates at the 1st All-Russian Session of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies, photographed inside the Duma chamber in the Tauride Palice (Petrograd, June 1917).
The Russian Revolution of 1905 began on January 9, 1905 with the massacre in St. Petersburg, where troops fired on a peaceful crowd attempting to bring petitions for change to the Tsar.
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was said to be a major factor contributing to the cause of the Revolutions of 1917. The events of Bloody Sunday triggered nationwide protests and …
The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция, IPA: [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]), known in Soviet historiography as the February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution was the first of two revolutions which took place in Russia in 1917.
The Russian Revolution was a time of great upheaval but also great creativity. As events take place to mark the 100th anniversary of the uprising, here are 10 classic images that rallied the masses in 1917.
Russia is both a great, glorious country and an ongoing disaster. Just when you decide it is the one, it turns around and discloses the other.
Revolution, in social and political science, a major, sudden, and hence typically violent alteration in government and in related associations and structures. The term is used by analogy in such expressions as the Industrial Revolution, where it refers to a radical and profound change in economic relationships and technological conditions.
Yalta, a little village on the shore of the Black Sea, about 20 miles east from Sevastopol. On the hillside nearby was the summer residence of the Czar of Russia.
The February Revolution of 1917 in Russia was the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Largely a bloodless transfer of power from the Tsar, the regime that came into being was an alliance between liberals and socialists who wanted to instigate political reform, create a democratically elected executive and constituent assembly.