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  1. The October Revolution, officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution under the Soviet Union, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolshevik Party of Vladimir Lenin that was a key moment in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917–1923. It was the second revolutionary change of government in ...

  2. Russian Revolution, also called Russian Revolution of 1917, two revolutions in 1917, the first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in power. Centuries of virtually unchecked Russian expansion in Asia ended with an embarrassing defeat in the Russo-Japanese War (1904–05). This military ...

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BolsheviksBolsheviks - Wikipedia

    The Bolsheviks (Russian: Большевики, from большинство bolshinstvo, 'majority'), also known in English as the Bolshevists, were a far-left, revolutionary Marxist faction founded by Vladimir Lenin that split with the Mensheviks from the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP), a revolutionary socialist political party formed in 1898, at its Second Party ...

  4. Nov 09, 2009 · The Russian Revolution was a series of uprisings from 1905 to 1917 led by peasants, laborers and Bolsheviks against the failed rule of the czarist Romanovs. ... Bolshevik Revolution . On November ...

  5. Apr 19, 2018 · On October 10, a secret meeting of the Bolshevik party leaders was held. Lenin used all his powers of persuasion to convince the others that it was time for an armed insurrection. Having debated through the night, a vote was taken the following morning -- it was ten to two in favor of a revolution.

  6. Nov 15, 2017 · A BOLSHEVIK poster from 1920 shows Lenin sweeping away monarchs, clergy and capitalists. The Russian translates as ‘Lenin cleans the dirt from the Earth. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

  7. The printing offices of the Bolshevik newspaper Pravda – the headquarters of the Bolshevik Central Committee – are raided, with many Bolshevik leaders arrested. The aborted uprising results in Soviets losing their control over the Provisional Government, signifying the end of the ‘Dual Power’ situation.

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