The October Revolution (1917-2017)

One hundred years ago, on October 25, 1917, an armed insurrection occurred in the northwest Russian city of Petrograd (Петрогра́д) that came to be known as the October Revolution (Октя́брьская револю́ция — Oktyabr’skaya revolyutsiya). At the time, Imperial Russia used the Julian calendar; on the Gregorian calendar used in the West, the date of the Revolution converts to November 7. Petrograd had been founded by Tsar … Continue reading The October Revolution (1917-2017)