The Bolshevik Revolution refers to the second revolution that occurred in Russia in October 1917 led by Lenin and the Bolshevik party. The revolution took place on Oct. 25, 1917, and involved Bolshevik troops seizing key... More »

The Bolshevik Revolution created several changes and reforms in Russia, but primarily led to a change in governance from a structure of authoritarian rule to one of a socialist system. The Bolshevik Revolution took place... More »

The differences between the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks derived from different opinions on the role of the party and the nature of revolution. The Bolsheviks believed in a highly centralized party of professional revol... More »

The Bolshevik Revolution created several changes and reforms in Russia, but primarily led to a change in governance from a structure of authoritarian rule to one of a socialist system. The Bolshevik Revolution took place... More »

Lenin promised "peace, land and bread" to gain popular support during the struggle for political power in Russia after the czar abdicated, according to the History Channel website. In October 1917, the Bolsheviks used su... More »

According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, Russia dropped out of World War I as a direct result of the Bolshevik Revolution of November 1917, in which the provisional government was overthrown and Lenin became leader. Years ... More »

According to the History Channel, the Russian revolutions of 1917 led to the withdrawal of Russia from the first World War, a civil war between factions inside Russia, the rise of Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks and th... More »