Russian Revolution

  • Rasputin Assassinated

    -He was killed for political reasons.
  • Petrograd Soviets formed

    -People were taken prisoner.
    -They were freed at the beginning of the Feb. Revolution.
  • The March Revolution

    -It lasted from the 8th to the 12th,
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates

  • Seized the Winter Palace

  • Period: to

    Russian Civil War

    -It was a multi-party war.
  • Lenin shipped by Germans to Russia

  • Royal family murdered

    -When Czar Nicholas II abdicated, he and his family were put under house arrest outside of St. Petersburg.
    -They were murdered by the Bolsheviks.
  • Lenin signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    -It ended the war between Germany and Russia in 1918.
  • Communist control Russia