Nov 9, 2009 · On November 6 and 7, 1917 (or October 24 and 25 on the Julian calendar, which is why the event is often referred to as the October Revolution ), leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party...
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Bolshevik Red Guards forces under the Military-Revolutionary Committee began the occupation of government buildings on 25 October (O.S.; 7 November, N.S.), 1917. The following day, the Winter Palace (the seat of the Provisional government located in Petrograd, then capital of Russia) was captured.
- 7 November 1917 [O.S. 25 October]
- Bolshevik victory, End of the dual power, Dissolution of the Russian Provisional Government, The Second Congress of Soviets proclaims itself the supreme governing body in the country, Kerensky and Krasnov's failed attempt to retake the capital, Constituent Assembly election held under heavy Bolshevik pressure, Beginning of the Russian Civil War
The Bolshevik Revolution On October 24–25, 1917, Bolshevik (left-wing socialist) forces under Vladimir Lenin seized key government buildings and stormed the Winter Palace, then the seat of the new government in Russia's capital, Petrograd (now St. Petersburg).
In March 1918 the Bolshevik Party was renamed the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik) in order to distinguish it from Social Democratic parties in Russia and Europe and to separate the followers of Lenin from those affiliated with the nonrevolutionary Socialist International. The party was directed by a Central Committee.
The Menshevicks call for nation-wide revolution in Russia: February 23, 1917: The February Revolution begins in Saint Petersburg on International Women's Day and the Provisional Government is established as the ruling administrative power in the empire: February 27, 1917: The Tsar orders the use of violence to quell civil unrest: February 28, 1917
Mar 27, 2017 · A timeline of events in the Russian Revolution: 1917-1932 By the RA digital team Published 27 March 2017 Have the artworks in our Russian Revolution exhibition got you hankering for a little more history, or are you wanting to brush up on a few key dates before you see the show? Maybe our timeline can help… Read more Share Topics Russia