Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Muslim East and the Soviet Conquest

The Muslim dominated regions in the southern portion of asiatic side of the Russian Empire continued to be subjugated to the new regime that came to power in October 1917.  An interesting aspect of the eastern/Muslim role  in the October … Continue reading

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The October Revolution and the Smolny Institution

In October 1917, the Bolsheviks started their revolution to overthrow the Provisional Government in Petrograd.  With Vladimir Lenin at the front, the Bolsheviks (meaning “majority&#8221 led peasants and workers in a revolution to establish a socialist society and in the end, … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday – The Start the 1905 Revolution

On January 22nd, 1905 (Old Style: January 9th), Russian demonstrators marched to petition Tsar Nicholas II for political and economic reform.  The demonstrators, members of the Assembly of Russian Factory Workers, peacefully marched towards the Tsar’s Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. … Continue reading

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