The Revolution of 1905The first revolution in Russia, consiting of worker strikes, peasant unrest, and mutanies in the military.
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The Russian Revolutions of the Early 1900's
World War IThe first world war, then known as the Great War sees major losses in the Russian Military.
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Food RiotsThe beginning of action in the March Revolution. Soldiers refused to fire upon the rioters.
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The November RevolutionLenin leads the Bolsheviks and takes control of the provisional government.
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The Beginning of the Russian Civil WarMany oppose Lenin's communist government and rise up in civil war against the Bolsheviks.
The Execution of Tsar Nicholas II and his FamilyAs civil war broke out across Russia the Bolsheviks feared that the Tsar could be rescued and raise the moral of the enemy, so the Cheka police took over for the guards and killed the Tsar.
The End of the Russian Civil WarThe Russian Civil War ended in a Bolshevik victory on October 25, 1922.
Lenin Passes Away and Stalin Takes OverVladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, A.K.A. Lenin, dies and Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin takes the lead of the Soviet Union.