Russian Timeline

  • The Decembrist Revolt

  • Alexander II emancipates the Surfs

    Czar Alexander II emancipates the surfs. (frees)
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    Nicholas II becomes Czar of the Soviet Union

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    Russo and Japan War

    The Soviet Union goes to War with Japan for land.
  • The Revolution of 1905

  • The Social Democratic party splits

    Splits into the Mensheviks and Bolshevikes
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicated the Russian Throne

  • March Revolution

  • Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks capture the Winter Palace

  • Russia gets involved in WWII

  • Alexander Kerensky Becomes leader of Proisional Government

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    The Russian Civil War begins

  • Nicholas II and his family are executed

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    Josef Stalin Comes to power

    After Vladimir Lenin dies of a heart attack Stalin becomes the leader of the Soviet Union
  • Bloody Sunday

    Suppose to be a peaceful protest led by George Gapon but Czar Nicholas II had his army fire at the protesters which many of them fell staining the red.