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October Revolution


And the Bolshevik Revolution too allowed terrible atrocities to be perpetrated on the ruling class by the animal instincts of subhuman men who were full of hatred.
Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  The second phase of the 1917 Russian Revolution in which the Bolsheviks (led by Lenin) seized control of the provisional government
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October Revolution Bolshevik Revolution
Strongly Associated with:   Russian Revolution
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Also called the Bolshevik Revolution. The October date was based on the old czarist calendar. Today it is celebrated by the current calendar on November 7.

The Bolsheviks (reds) defeated the Mensheviks (whites) in 1922.
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  • And the Bolshevik Revolution too allowed terrible atrocities to be perpetrated on the ruling class by the animal instincts of subhuman men who were full of hatred.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • He told his own version of the October Revolution from the thrilling perspective of an eyewitness.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • But, first, the idea of social betterment as it is understood since the October revolution doesn’t fill me with enthusiasm.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • But everyday, current reality was still there, Russia was going through the October revolution, and he was a prisoner of the partisans.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
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Associated words [difficulty]:   October Revolution [8] , Russian Revolution [8] , Russian Revolution [8]
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