October Revolution

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October Revolution

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(Historical Terms) another name for the Russian Revolution2
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Noun1.October Revolution - the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922October Revolution - the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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Since Boal defined interactive theater as "the Theatre of the Oppressed," it is only natural that in Russia we find the sources of such theater in the first years following the 1917 October Revolution.
It is almost a century since Vladimir Lenin's 1917 October Revolution launched Russia on an experiment, inspired by the ideas of Karl Marx, to purge market forces from human affairs.
There are the preliminary signs of an intellectual genocide the likes of which occurred in Russia in the wake of the 1917 October Revolution, in the Chinese Cultural Revolution implemented by Mao in the 1960 and 1970s, and in Iran in the wake of the 1979 revolution.
It is also the culmination of almost fifty years of collecting by Prince Nikita Lobanov-Rostovsky, born in 1935 in Bulgaria, the son of a Russian family who fled after the 1917 October Revolution.