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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There was the 1917 Soviet revolution, the idea for which was provided by Karl Marx.
ek, who played a not insignificant role in the progress of the Soviet Revolution in Siberia, before his return to his native Czechoslovakia in the early 1920s.
No wonder the Soviet revolution has such prestige and respect all over the world from the outset.
The newspaper did not mention in its description of yesterday's parade that the original event was held in honour of the anniversary of the Soviet revolution.
His story spans not just one, but several of the most tumultuous periods in modern Russian history, and Robbins nicely positions Dzhunkovsky's life as a way to tell the story of the Soviet revolution from its inception to its bloody aftermath.
The opening chapter touches on the crucial problem of how and where to place the Soviet revolution in the framework of the political and social evolution that, from the outset, "shadowed" the country's revolutionary transformation.
Half of Stalin's life was lived in the years before the Soviet Revolution, and twenty of those years were spent tirelessly promoting the revolutionary cause.
As aristocrats exiled by the Soviet Revolution, the Petrovnas have absolutely nothing to lose, and beneath their civilised veneer lies a fierce determination to regain what they have lost.
The Shorashim members are relieved when she carefully pulls out a yellowish original document from 1926, the days of the beginning of the Soviet revolution.
The times were chaotic with the war and the Soviet Revolution.
For years, both supporters and opponents of the Soviet revolution tried to look for parallels to its various stages in post-1789 French developments: were Lenin's communists analogous to the Jacobins; was Stalin a reincarnation of the anti-radical Thermidor?

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