HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

October Revolution
The OCTOBER REVOLUTION (Russian : Октя́брьская револю́ция, tr. _Oktyabr'skaya revolyutsiya_; IPA: ), officially known in Soviet literature as the GREAT OCTOBER SOCIALIST REVOLUTION (Вели́кая Октя́брьская социалисти́ческая револю́ция, _Velikaya Oktyabr'skaya sotsialističeskaya revolyutsiya_), and commonly referred to as RED OCTOBER, the OCTOBER UPRISING or the BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks which was instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917 . It took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd on the 25th of October (7 November, New Style ) 1917
[...More...]

"October Revolution" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Red October (other)
RED OCTOBER is another name for the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia. RED OCTOBER may also refer to: * Red October (submarine) , a fictitious submarine in the Tom Clancy novel and film The Hunt for Red October * Oktober Guard
Oktober Guard
, a fictional special operations unit in G.I. Joe * Red October (malware) , a piece of cyber espionage malware revealed in 2013SEE ALSO * The Hunt for Red October (other) * Krasny Oktyabr (other) * Krasnooktyabrsky (other) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title RED OCTOBER. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Red_October_(other) additional terms may apply
[...More...]

"Red October (other)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Russian Revolution
The RUSSIAN REVOLUTION was a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917 which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. The Russian Empire
Russian Empire
collapsed with the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II and the old regime was replaced by a provisional government during the first revolution of February 1917 (March in the Gregorian calendar ; the older Julian calendar was in use in Russia at the time). Alongside it arose grassroots community assemblies (called 'soviets ') which contended for authority. In the second revolution that October, the Provisional Government was toppled and all power was given to the soviets
[...More...]

"Russian Revolution" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Revolutions Of 1917–23
The REVOLUTIONS OF 1917–1923 were a period of political unrest and revolts around the world inspired by the success of the Russian Revolution
Revolution
and the disorder created by the aftermath of World War I
World War I
. The uprisings were mainly socialist or anti-colonial in nature and were mostly short-lived, failing to have a long-term impact. Out of all the revolutionary activity of the era, the revolutionary wave of 1917–1923 mainly refers to the unrest caused by World War I
World War I
in Europe
Europe

[...More...]

"Revolutions Of 1917–23" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Red Guards (Russia)
RED GUARDS (Russian : Красная гвардия) were paramilitary volunteer formations consisting mainly of factory workers , peasants , cossacks and partially of soldiers and sailors for "protection of the soviet power". Red Guards were a transitional military force of the collapsing Imperial Russian Army and the base formations of Bolsheviks
Bolsheviks
during the October Revolution and the first months of the Russian Civil War . Most of them were formed in the time frame of the Russian Revolution
Russian Revolution
of 1917, and some of the units were reorganized into the Red Army during 1918
[...More...]

"Red Guards (Russia)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

New Style
OLD STYLE (O.S.) and NEW STYLE (N.S.) are terms sometimes used with dates to indicate that the calendar convention used at the time described is different from that in use at the time the document was being written. There were two calendar changes in Great Britain and its colonies, which may sometimes complicate matters: the first change was to change the start of the year from Lady Day (25 March) to 1 January; the second was to discard the Julian Calendar
Julian Calendar
in favour of the Gregorian Calendar
Gregorian Calendar
. Closely related is the custom of dual dating , where writers gave two consecutive years to reflect differences in the starting date of the year, or to include both the Julian and Gregorian dates. Beginning in 1582, the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
replaced the Julian in Roman Catholic countries
[...More...]

"New Style" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Saint Petersburg
SAINT PETERSBURG (Russian : Санкт-Петербу́рг, tr. _Sankt-Peterburg_; IPA: ( listen )) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow
Moscow
, with five million inhabitants in 2012, and an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is politically incorporated as a federal subject (a federal city ). Situated on the Neva River , at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
, it was founded by Tsar
Tsar
Peter the Great on May 27 1703. In 1914, the name was changed from Saint
Saint
Petersburg to PETROGRAD (Russian : Петрогра́д; IPA: ), in 1924 to LENINGRAD (Russian : Ленингра́д; IPA: ), and in 1991 back to Saint
Saint
Petersburg. Between 1713 and 1728 and in 1732–1918, Saint
Saint
Petersburg was the capital of imperial Russia
[...More...]

"Saint Petersburg" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Russian Republic
The RUSSIAN REPUBLIC (also known as RUSSIA) (Russian : Российская республика, tr. Rossiyskaya respublika; IPA: ) was a short-lived state that controlled, de jure , the territory of the former Russian Empire
Russian Empire
between its proclamation by the Russian Provisional Government on 1 September in a decree signed by Kerensky as Minister-President and Zarudny as Minister of Justice. Less than six weeks later, the Republic was overtaken by the October Revolution beginning on 25 October 1917 and the establishment of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR). Officially, the Republic's government was the Provisional Government, although de facto control of the country and its armed forces was divided between the Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet
[...More...]

"Russian Republic" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Russian Provisional Government
Coordinates : 59°56′27″N 30°18′47″E / 59.9408°N 30.313°E / 59.9408; 30.313 The RUSSIAN PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT (Russian : Временное правительство России, tr. Vremennoye pravitel'stvo Rossii) was a provisional government of Russia
Russia
established immediately following the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar Nicholas II
of the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
on 2 March 1917. The intention of the provisional government was the organization of elections to the Russian Constituent Assembly
Russian Constituent Assembly
and its convention. The provisional government lasted approximately eight months, and ceased to exist when the Bolsheviks
Bolsheviks
gained power after the October Revolution
October Revolution
in October 1917
[...More...]

"Russian Provisional Government" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Dual Power
A DIARCHY (from Greek δι-, _di-_, "double", and -αρχία, _-arkhía_, "ruled") or DUUMVIRATE (from Latin
Latin
_duumvirātus_, "the office of the two men") is a form of government characterized by CORULE, with two people ruling a polity together either lawfully or by collusion and force . The leaders of such a system are usually known as CORULERS. Historically, 'diarchy' particularly referred to the system of shared rule in British India established by the Government of India Acts of 1919 and 1935 which devolved some powers to local councils which had included native Indian representation since 1892 . 'Duumvirate' principally referred to the offices of the various duumvirs established by the Roman Republic . Both, along with less common synonyms such as BIARCHY and TANDEMOCRACY, are now used more generally to refer to any system of joint rule or office
[...More...]

"Dual Power" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
The RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATIVE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC (RUSSIAN SFSR or RSFSR; Russian : Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика, tr. Rossiyskaya Sovetskaya Federativnaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika listen (help ·info )), also known as SOVIET RUSSIA or RUSSIA (/ˈrʌʃə/ ( listen ); Russian : Росси́я, tr. Rossija; IPA: ; from the Greek : Ρωσία — Rus\' ), was a sovereign state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed republic of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
with its own legislation in 1990–91. The Republic comprised sixteen autonomous republics , five autonomous oblasts , ten autonomous okrugs , six krais , and forty oblasts . Russians
Russians
formed the largest ethnic group
[...More...]

"Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

All-Russian Congress Of Soviets
Varies in every congress: * 1090 at first (I) Congress * 1338 at last (XVII) congress ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM Indirect election MEETING PLACE Second All-Russian Congress of Soviets (November 7–9) in Petrograd, Smolny The Congress had no permanent location. The ALL-RUSSIAN CONGRESS OF SOVIETS was the supreme governing body of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917 until 1936, effectively. The 1918 Constitution of the Russian SFSR mandated that Congress shall convene at least twice a year, with the duties of defining (and amending) the principles of the Soviet
Soviet
Constitution and ratifying peace treaties. The October Revolution ousted the provisional government, making the Congress of Soviets the sole, and supreme governing body
[...More...]

"All-Russian Congress Of Soviets" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Russian Civil War
RUSSIAN SFSR (7 November 1917–30 December 1922) Ukrainian SSR (20 November 1917–30 December 1922) ------------------------- Left SR Green armies (1919–1920) ------------------------- Makhnovschyna (1918–1920) WHITE MOVEMENT Including: * Orenburg Cossacks (8 November 1917–7 February 1921) * Don Republic (2 December 1917–8 January 1920) *
[...More...]

"Russian Civil War" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Bolshevik Party
The COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (Russian : Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза (КПСС), Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza), abbreviated in English as CPSU, was the founding and ruling political party of the Union of Soviet
Soviet
Socialist Republics (USSR or Soviet Union). The CPSU was the sole governing party of the Soviet
Soviet
Union until 1990, when the Congress of People\'s Deputies modified the article of the constitution which had granted the CPSU a monopoly over the political system. The party was founded in 1912 by the Bolsheviks (a faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party ), a revolutionary group led by Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
which seized power in the aftermath of the October Revolution of 1917
[...More...]

"Bolshevik Party" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Vladimir Lenin
VLADIMIR ILYICH ULYANOV, better known by the alias LENIN (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist . He served as head of government of the Russian Republic from 1917 to 1918, of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1918 to 1924, and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed by the Russian Communist Party . Ideologically a Marxist , he developed political theories known as Leninism . Born to a wealthy middle-class family in Simbirsk , Lenin embraced revolutionary socialist politics following his brother\'s execution in 1887. Expelled from