Russian Revolution

  • Royal family murdered

    Royal family murdered
    they were led to their cellar under the impression that they were going to have a photo taken, but instead the whole family, "children and all" were shot and killed
  • Rasputin Assassinated

  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates

    Czar Nicholas II abdicates
    his rule lasted around 20 years, his rule incompassed Russia being one of the worlds strongest military powers to a bloody mess. He led his nation to a loss against japan. and was abdicated after the February revolution
  • March/February revolution

  • Petrograd Soviets formed

  • Bolshevik Revolution (seized the Winter Palace)

    also known as the october revolution. led to russia becoming the soviet union
  • Russian Civil War

  • Lenin signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Lenin signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    On the 3rd December 1917 a conference between a Russian delegation, headed by Leon Trotsky and German and Austrian representatives began at Brest-Litovsk. Trotsky had the difficult task of trying to end Russian participation in the First World War without having to grant territory to the Central Powers.
  • Communist control Russia

    lasted from 1918 through 1941
  • Lenin shipped by Germans to Russia

    Vladimir Lenin, the first leader of the Soviet Union, he fought Ukrainian national troops