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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to David McGrath's October Revolution, a wide-margin winner at Roscommon two weeks ago, when having his first outing since last September.
The Temple of Miracles of Archangel Michael, built in 1358, which was located in the Kremlim and demolished after the October Revolution, has been chosen as the design sample for the future temple, stated the Presidency of BiH.
AMMAN, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan -- President Duterte warned the public of forces that are working to topple the government similar to Russia's October Revolution in 1917.
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 leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'etat against the Duma's provisional government.
Since the reforms initiated by Deng Xiaoping, Chinese scholars have been increasingly interested in the history of 1917--in particular, the causes of the February overthrow of the monarchy and the origins, nature, and significance of the October Revolution. According to the traditional view, tsarist Russia before the February Revolution was a "focus of all the contradictions of imperialism" and had been the "weakest link" in the imperialist chain that united the world's great powers.
The October Revolution became a single biggest inspiring incident for the emergence of Communist/ Socialist organizations, trade/ peasant/ student/ cultural movements.
Addressing a seminar on 'Centenary of Russian Revolution' at the Government College University here on Thursday, he said that the October Revolution was one of the potent events of the twentieth century which had far reaching implications on the history of the world.
Summary: Russian residents say the October Revolution made a destructive impact on all social institutions
More so than Thermidor or Tahrir Square, the October Revolution posed the perceptual as political.
Tackling the issue of the October Revolution celebration through the angle of a dilemma conveys the idea that socialists necessarily have a special bond with the Russian revolution.