Nicholas II was reigning but was ineffective. His wife ran things when the war was occurring but she messed them up as well.
This day was named Bloody Sunday because the deaths of numerous people on this day caused many outbreaks to occur.
An uprising used to convince Tsar Nicholas II to transform the Russian Government
The peasants and working class people of Russia revolted against the government of Tsar Nicholas II
Lenin had control over the Soviet Union for 7 years
A riot developed of the scarcity of food
Leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'état against the Duma's provisional government