The October Revolution

The October Revolution

The final act of the revolutionary events of 1917 was an overthrow of the Provisional Government and a seizure of power by the Bolsheviks on October 25 (November 7), 1917, which manifested the beginning of a new stage in Russian history (read more).

The section contains bibliographic references; the research works focused on the events that occurred in Petrograd and their assessment; the memoirs, diaries and the letters of contemporaries, including both supporters and opponents of the Soviet power; cuttings from numerous periodicals of different political orientation (“Bulletin of the Provisional Government,” “Worker's Way,” “Social Democrat,” etc.); textbooks and learning aids dedicated directly to the October Revolution; an extensive array of archival materials, in particular, the orders of the overthrown Provisional Government; telegrams and proclamations of A. F. Kerensky, of the commanders of the military forces of the Russian Republic, public and political figures, workers, etc.; materials for the celebration of this event in 1918—1921.

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