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Soviet propaganda poster, 1917. Artist: Unknown
Soviet propaganda poster, 1917.
Long Live the Revolution
Storming of the Winter Palace
V.I.Lenin
The Storming of the Winter Palace
The Storming of the Winter Palace
The Storming of the Winter Palace
Red Guards, 1917
The Proletarian’s Hammer in Action…
V.I.Lenin entering the 2nd All Rus– sian Soviet Congress
Das erste Dekret Lenins
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November 2017: 100 years since the October Revolution in Russia
November 2017 marks 100 years since the October Revolution in Russia

The October Revolution in Russia took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd traditionally dated to 25 October 1917 (which corresponds to 7 November 1917 in the Gregorian or New Style calendar). This uprising saw the Provisional Government replaced with a new Bolshevik government with Vladimir Lenin as its head.