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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. Apr 19, 2018 · The people themselves were ready. In the very early hours of October 25, 1917, the revolution began. Troops loyal to the Bolsheviks took control of the telegraph, power station, strategic bridges, post office, train stations, and state bank.

  3. Apr 18, 2017 · 3. Lenin in October, 1937. Shot 20 years after the revolution, Mikhail Romm's film concentrates on the personality of Vladimir Lenin – a funny neurotic before turning out to be the genius of the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Nov 09, 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 ...

  6. October Revolution: 7–8 November (25–26 October) 1917. 7 November (25) 1917: The Bolsheviks seize control of Petrograd. 8 November (26 October) 1917: The Bolsheviks take control of the Winter Palace, the last remaining holdout of the Provisional Government.

  7. But in late 1917, Bolshevik leader Lenin decided that the conditions in Russia were ripe for revolution. Role of Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Ulianov, known as Lenin, returns to Petrograd

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