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Russian Revolutions of 1917 1. The Russian Empire at the beginning of the 20 th century and the first Russian revolution of 1905-1907 2. Causes and goals of the Revolutions of 1917 - Need for political changes - Need for agrarian changes - WWI and the revolution (controversy): the Optimists and the Pessimists 2. War and crises 3. Vladimir Lenin and the Russian Socialist-Democratic Labor Party (Marxists) 4. February (March) revolution of 1917 and the establishment of the Dual power: - The Provisional government - The Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies. 5. From February to October, 1917 - Lenin arrives in Petrograd, April - Events of July - August-September, “Kornilov affair” 6. October (November) 1917, the Bol’shviks seize power in Petrograd 7. First reforms of Soviet power - Decree on Peace - Decree on Land 8. Bol’shevik’s victory in the Civil war of 1918-1920 (1922) and the proclamation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
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Terminology State Duma (parliament)
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