Russian Revolution

Main

Death and War

1914 - 1917

Bad leadership, warfare and conditions on the battlefield caused four to six million deaths.

Go Away Grigori

1916

The evil influence of Grigori Romanov upon government affairs through the tsarina, caused his death.

Power

1917

Bolsheviks seize power and gain supporters. Uses support to overthrow the Duma.

Don't Mess With The Duma

1917

Duma creates provisional government and kicks the autocracy out the door, ending a 300-year-old Romanov dynasty.

Strike!

1917

Unhappy working class protests againt harsh conditions and food shortages.

Givin' Up Land

1918

In an effort to make peace with Germany, Lenin gives up Russian territory.

Brother vs. Brother

1918 - 1921

Civil war in Russia. Two different sides, Red (Communist) and White (anti-communist).

Control

1921

Communists are in total control of Russia through a centralized state dominated by a single party.