THE INTERWAR PERIOD

  • EXILE IN SIBERIA OF LENIN

    EXILE IN SIBERIA OF LENIN
    He was exiled along with the leaders of the Union of Struggle for the emancipation of the working class for supporting this party.
  • FOUNDATION OF THE RUSSIAN SOCIAL-DEMOCRAT WORKERS 'PARTY

    FOUNDATION OF THE RUSSIAN SOCIAL-DEMOCRAT WORKERS 'PARTY
    It was founded in Minsk, when various Marxist organizations met at its first congress. This congress was attended by 9 delegates who approved and published a founding manifesto.
  • SR PARTY FOUNDATION

    SR PARTY FOUNDATION
    The Social-Revolutionary Party, whose members were called socio-revolutionary, was an active Russian political party in the early 20th century. He presented himself as the representative of the Russian peasantry, although the party was always under the control of the intellectuals.
  • COSTUME PARTY 1903

    COSTUME PARTY 1903
    For the 290th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty he organized a costume party.
  • SPLITTING OF BOLCHEVIQUES AND MENCHEVIQUES

    SPLITTING OF BOLCHEVIQUES AND MENCHEVIQUES
    Separation of these two groups due to the difference of thoughts on numerous issues that gave rise to the sides that will face later.
  • RUSSIAN-JAPANESE WAR

    RUSSIAN-JAPANESE WAR
    Conflict between Russia and Japan with Japanese victory. It was caused due to the shock of the Russian expansion in East Asia with the Japanese plans to take positions on the Asian continent.
  • BLOODY SUNDAY

    BLOODY SUNDAY
    Demonstration of women, men and children in the Russian Empire led by the priest Gapon against Chance. It ended thousands of dead.
  • THE ARMORED POTEMKIN

    THE ARMORED POTEMKIN
    Russian ship where a riot of its sailors against the officers occurred during the 1905 Russian Revolution.
  • REVOLUTION OF 1905

    REVOLUTION OF 1905
    Revolts by citizens who begin to demonstrate through strikes and the labor movement is born due to the repression of society.
  • KD PARTY FOUNDATION

    KD PARTY FOUNDATION
    The Constitutional Democratic Party was a liberal party in the Russian Empire. Its members were called kadets, for the initials of the party's name.
  • DEFEAT OF TANNENBERG AND MASURIAN LAKES

    DEFEAT OF TANNENBERG AND MASURIAN LAKES
    Defeat in both battles by the Russians against the Germans at the beginning of the First World War.
  • RUSSIA JOINS THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    RUSSIA JOINS THE FIRST WORLD WAR
    Russia participates on the Triple Entente side to fight in World War I alongside France, England, and Italy thereafter.
  • DEATH OF RASPUTIN

    DEATH OF RASPUTIN
    While Tsar faced war, he put Monk Rasputin in command of Russia. They killed him as he manipulated the royal house and created an enemy with the nobility.
  • BRUSILOV OFFENSE

    BRUSILOV OFFENSE
    It was the largest military operation by the Russian army during World War I, and one of the lowest casualty battles in history.
  • TRAIN TRIP FROM LENIN

    TRAIN TRIP FROM LENIN
    Train journey made by the Russian leader with 29 exiles from Switzerland to Russia in the middle of World War I to return after 17 years in exile.
  • START OF THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR

    START OF THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR
    War disputed between the Bolshevik government (revolutionaries) and the white army (counterrevolutionaries).
  • ABDICATION OF NICOLÁS II

    ABDICATION OF NICOLÁS II
    The numerous strikes, the mutiny of the troops and the conditions of hunger and survival suffered by its citizens, are what forced them to abdicate.
  • PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF KERENSKI

    PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF KERENSKI
    It was established after the February Revolution due to the abdication of Nicholas II, but it could not prevent the October Revolution in which the Bolsheviks took power.
  • PETROGRADE SOVIET

    PETROGRADE SOVIET
    The Petrograd Soviet was established after the February Revolution as the representative of the city workers and soldiers of the capital's garrison. It was important during the Russian Revolution that it reached the February Revolution as a center of power rival to the Provisional Government.
  • REVOLUTION OF FEBRUARY

    REVOLUTION OF FEBRUARY
    It marked the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. It caused the abdication of Tsar Nicolas II, ended the Russian monarchy, and led to the formation of a provisional government.
  • OCTOBER REVOLUTION.

    OCTOBER REVOLUTION.
    It was the second phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917 where the Bolshevik party defeated the provisional Government and established the first Marxist government in history.
  • CREATION OF THE CZECH

    CREATION OF THE CZECH
    It was one of the first Soviet military and political intelligence organizations. Its mission was to "suppress and liquidate", with vast powers and almost no legal limit whatsoever, any "counter-revolutionary" or "deviationist" act.
  • CREATION OF THE CZECH

    CREATION OF THE CZECH
    It was one of the first Soviet military and political intelligence organizations. Its mission was to "suppress and liquidate", with vast powers and almost no legal limit whatsoever, any "counter-revolutionary" or "deviationist" act.
  • MURDER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY

    MURDER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY
    Assassination led by the Bolsheviks to the royal family of Nicolas II due to fear that they would ally with the counterrevolutionaries and return to power.
  • CREATION OF THE RED ARMY

    CREATION OF THE RED ARMY
    Its founder, Trotsky, managed to form a disciplined military force out of an armed mass made up of unruly volunteers. It became the army and air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • AID TO WHITE ARMIES

    AID TO WHITE ARMIES
    The western allies of the Triple Entente and foreign forces provided important assistance to the units of the white army since they did not want the ideas of the revolutionaries to spread to their citizens and take them as an example to do the same.
  • BREST-LITOVSK TREATY

    BREST-LITOVSK TREATY
    It was a peace treaty signed in the bioelorussian city of Brest-Litovsk between the German Empire, Bulgaria, the Auto-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and Soviet Russia.
  • BEGINNING OF THE RUSSIAN-POLISH WAR

    BEGINNING OF THE RUSSIAN-POLISH WAR
    Armed conflict that confronted the socialist republics of Russia and Ukraine.
  • KRONSTADT REBELLION

    KRONSTADT REBELLION
    Unsuccessful uprising of the Soviet sailors from the island of Kotlin against the government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
  • END OF THE RUSSIAN-POLISH WAR

    END OF THE RUSSIAN-POLISH WAR
    This war ended with the Polish victory and with the signing of the Riga Treaty where there was a division of territories.
  • NEP

    NEP
    The New Economic Policy was a hidden policy proposed by Lenin, which he called "state capitalism". NEP was created to revitalize the country after the world war, revolution, civil war, and famine.
  • SOVIETS CONGRESS

    SOVIETS CONGRESS
    Supreme organ of the government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic for two periods. After the creation of the Soviet Union, it functioned as its legislative power until its dissolution.
  • END OF CIVIL WAR

    END OF CIVIL WAR
    This war ends with the victory of the Red Army and the creation of a new country, the Soviet Union.
  • URSS FOUNDATION

    URSS FOUNDATION
    Its creation after the end of the war brought with it a new model of society and economic prosperity to the country.
  • LENIN'S DEATH

    LENIN'S DEATH
    The founding communist leader of the Soviet Union passed away at age 53 from brain hemorrhage.