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Two revolutions, the first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in...


Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution of 1917. In 1920-21 she was a leader of the Workers' Opposition within the party. From 1923 onwards she withdrew from directly political activity and became a Soviet diplomat and ambassador to Norway, Mexico and Sweden. Kollontai played a pioneering role in analysing the oppression of women from a socialist and Marxist perspective and in developing political work…


Russian Revolution of 1917.jpg: Bolsheviks march on Red Square beginning the Civil War between "Red" (Bolsheviks) and "White" (anti Bolshevik) factions and led to the Abdication of Nicholas II, Collapse of the Imperial Government, Collapse of the Provisional Government, with the Bolsheviks utlimately victorious in establishing the USSR in 1922 - the first communist state.


1917 Russian Revolution the led to the arrest of Tsar Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov (1868-1918) Russia.& in 1918 the murder of Tsar Nicholas II, his wife & children by Greg Sill, Working at Smithtown School District.