Lecture 6:  The Russian Revolution--Red October and the Bolshevik Coup (2).  The History Guide [Lectures on Early European History].

Lecture 6: The Russian Revolution--Red October and the Bolshevik Coup (2). The History Guide [Lectures on Early European History].

In the October Revolution (November in the Gregorian calendar), the Bolshevik party, led by Vladimir Lenin, and the workers' Soviets, overthrew the Provisional Government in Petrograd and established the Russian SFSR, eventually shifting the capital to Moscow in 1918. The Bolsheviks appointed themselves as leaders of various government ministries and seized control of the countryside, establishing the Cheka to quash dissent. To end Russia’s participation in the First World War, the Bolshevik…

In the October Revolution (November in the Gregorian calendar), the Bolshevik party, led by Vladimir Lenin, and the workers' Soviets, overthrew the Provisional Government in Petrograd and established the Russian SFSR, eventually shifting the capital to Moscow in 1918. The Bolsheviks appointed themselves as leaders of various government ministries and seized control of the countryside, establishing the Cheka to quash dissent. To end Russia’s participation in the First World War, the Bolshevik…

While the Bolsheviks exterminated as many Romanovs as they could get their hands on, many survived. When the Soviet Union fell, the Pretender to the Throne of Russia was the Grand Duke Vladimir, second cousin to the young Grand Duchesses. Now the honor passes to his daughter Maria, who ironically married a great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Their son George, who will be only 21 in 2002, is now the Heir to the Romanovs.

While the Bolsheviks exterminated as many Romanovs as they could get their hands on, many survived. When the Soviet Union fell, the Pretender to the Throne of Russia was the Grand Duke Vladimir, second cousin to the young Grand Duchesses. Now the honor passes to his daughter Maria, who ironically married a great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Their son George, who will be only 21 in 2002, is now the Heir to the Romanovs.

Revolution of the Mind : Higher Learning Among the Bolsheviks, 1918-1929 (Reprint) (Paperback) (Michael

Revolution of the Mind : Higher Learning Among the Bolsheviks, 1918-1929 (Reprint) (Paperback) (Michael

Suite of Sapphire jewelry, part of a grand Parure which belonged to Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia. Inherited by her daughter and sold after the Bolshevik Revolution.

Suite of Sapphire jewelry, part of a grand Parure which belonged to Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia. Inherited by her daughter and sold after the Bolshevik Revolution.

Anastasia Romanov was, contrary to rumor, in fact executed with the rest of the Russian royal family in 1918.

10 of the Biggest Lies in History

Anastasia Romanov was, contrary to rumor, in fact executed with the rest of the Russian royal family in 1918.

The Bolshevik Revolution (Perspectives on Modern World History)

The Bolshevik Revolution (Perspectives on Modern World History)

The Jewish Role in the Bolshevik Revolution and Russia's Early Soviet Regime

The Jewish Role in the Bolshevik Revolution and Russia's Early Soviet Regime

Poland 1921: “Do you want this to happen to your women and children? Protect them from the Bolsheviks!”, by the German artist Willibald Krain

Poland 1921: “Do you want this to happen to your women and children? Protect them from the Bolsheviks!”, by the German artist Willibald Krain

I don't get the communist prop. part. In the closet? Maybe I'm looking too deep into it because I was just reading about the Bolsheviks last night?

I don't get the communist prop. part. In the closet? Maybe I'm looking too deep into it because I was just reading about the Bolsheviks last night?

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