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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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A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) study on The Role of Military Intelligence in the Battle for Beersheba in October 1917, reported she was "generously returned to Russia." CIA analyst James Noone suggests in his article The Modernization of Intelligence, "Minna's lenient treatment has led to speculation she was a herself a double agent [who worked] against Prufer."
The patriarchate was not revived, with coincidental timing, until a vote within days of the Bolshevik coup in October 1917. After its initial stance of resistance to communist oppression, the Russian Orthodox Church as an institution ultimately survived communist rule through tense acquiescence, with its senior ranks deeply infiltrated by the security state, and opponents driven out.
As world opinion assesses the merits of the arguments put forward by Opposition leader Juan Guaido to be considered 'interim president' of Venezuela, it comes as a supreme irony that it is to no less a person than that joint architect of Russia's communist revolution of October 1917 - Leon Trotsky - that we must turn, to a degree, to make some sense of the 'great confusion under the heavens' in contemporary Venezuela.
While the comrades still gather at the Red Square in Moscow to celebrate the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917, the government of Vladimir Putin is moving in the opposite direction.
From 21st September to 6th October 1917 it was with the 29th Division and took part in the battle of Broodseinde on 4th October.
However another attempt on 25 October 1917 ( 7 November according to Georgeon calendar) succeeded with Lenin becoming new head of state.
"What we do know is that in February 1917, the battalion was deployed to France and Belgium and would have been involved in the Third Battle of Ypres in October 1917.
The Russian revolutionary movement is coming out from behind the shadows of October 1917. The 20th century produced a long list of well-wrought, archivally based histories that described the varied ideologies, objectives, and activities of populists, anarchists, and Marxists, their internal conflicts and debates.
YEKATERINBURG YEKATERINBURG ARENA Home team: FC Ural Capacity: 35.000* The most easterly city hosting matches, at the foot of the Ural mountains, it was where members of the royal family were executed after the October 1917 revolution.
On October 13, 2013, the anniversary of the final apparition of the Blessed Virgin at Fatima (13 October 1917), Pope Francis dwelt on the experience of surprise of Mary on receiving the message of the angel and the consequences of her "Yes" in her life.
Manufacture of parts for the Handley Page began in October 1917, and continued with a few interruptions until the Armistice.