1917 - Bolshevik Revolution

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Title: 1917 - Bolshevik Revolution

About: An armed insurrection by workers and soldiers in Petrograd storms the Winter Palace and successfully overthrows the Provisional Government, transferring all its authority to the Soviets. Soon a new government is formed, with Vladimir Lenin as its head, becoming dictator of the world’s first communist state. However, the fighting was not over, as a bitter civil war broke out in Russia in late 1917 that would rage until the Soviets eventual success in 1923.

Decade: 1910s

Year: 1917

Region: Europe

Country: Russia

Politics: Revolution

Type: Historical Event

Impact: 10

Artist: Yulia Kozlova

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Date Created: 11/05/2021

Group: Genesis

Number: 007/100

Price: 2.5 ETH

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