russian revolution

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  • Nicholas II crowned czar of Russia

    Nicholas II crowned czar of Russia
  • Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg begins the 1905 Russian Revolution

    Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg begins the 1905 Russian Revolution
  • World War I begins

    World War I begins
  • The February Revolution begins with strikes, demonstrations, and mutinies in Petrograd

    The February Revolution begins with strikes, demonstrations, and mutinies in Petrograd
  • Bolshevik uprising fails in Petrograd

    Bolshevik uprising fails in Petrograd
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates (gives up power)

    Czar Nicholas II abdicates (gives up power)
  • Lenin returns from exile and arrives in Petrograd via a sealed train

    Lenin returns from exile and arrives in Petrograd via a sealed train
  • The October Revolution - the Bolsheviks take over Petrograd

    The October Revolution - the Bolsheviks take over Petrograd
  • Russian civil war begins

    Russian civil war begins
  • Russia withdraws from World War I

    Russia withdraws from World War I
  • The Bolshevik Party changes its name to the Communist Party

    The Bolshevik Party changes its name to the Communist Party
  • The capital of Russia is changed from St. Petersburg to Moscow

    The capital of Russia is changed from St. Petersburg to Moscow
  • Czar Nicholas II and his family are executed

    Czar Nicholas II and his family are executed
  • Russian civil war ends

    Russian civil war ends
  • Lenin suffers second stroke

    Lenin suffers second stroke
  • he Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) established

    he Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) established
  • Lenin dies

    Lenin dies