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There are 27 item(s) tagged with the keyword "revolution".

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21. Bid for the Best Backfires

A decade before the fall of tsarism, a little-known auction was held to sell off some of the crown jewels. Was it rigged?

Tags: revolution, tsars, faberge
22. Revolution!

On February 23, 1917 the Revolution came to Petrograd. The Tsar abdicated and a long year of turmoil and political upheaval lie ahead...

Tags: revolution, February Revolution, 1917
By Tamara Eidelman
23. Maria's War: A Soldier's Autobiography

This astonishingly gripping autobiography by the founder of the Russian Women’s Death Battallion in World War I is an eye-opening documentary of life before, during and after the Bolshevik Revolution.

Tags: war, history, World War I, revolution, 1917
24. Ra-ra-Rasputin

Who was Rasputin? Why has his name become synonymous with the idea that the Russian monarchy was doomed? That is a mystery worth exploring today, on the 100th anniversary of his murder.

Tags: Rasputin, tsars, Romanovs, Revolution
By Tamara Eidelman
25. The Other Russian Revolution

What do you know about the Russian Revolution of 1905? Are you surprised to hear that there was one in 1905, not just in 1917? Then this article is for you!

Tags: revolution, russian revolution, 1905
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
26. Reds, Whites, Greens, and... Blacks?

The Russian Civil War was a messy affair, as civil wars so often are. Think you can identify all the colors? (Hint: Black is the color of anarchism.)

Tags: russia, civil war, russian civil war, bolsheviks, russian history, anarchism, revolution
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
27. Alexander Herzen

The Russian writer Alexander Ivanovich Herzen was born in Moscow on March 25, 1812 (April 6, New Style). Thanks to a famous phrase from Lenin’s “In Memory of Herzen” – “The Decembrists awakened Herzen. Herzen began the task of revolutionary agitation.” – everyone who grew up in the Soviet Union knew Herzen’s name, whether or not they had ever read a line of his work.

Tags: literature, revolution
By Ilya Ovchinnikov

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