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28 Sep 2017
1st All-Russia Congress of Workers and Soldiers Soviets Opens.
Opposition paper banned
Duma is dissolved when it produces an anti government majority even though elected on a narrow franchise
The Tsar abdicates when he hears that Moscow too has joined the Revolution
A new wave of workers unrest ends with the outbreak of the First World War
Lenin dies. Trotsky is defeated by a triumvirate of Stalin, Kamenev and Zinoviev
Trotsky denounces the German Peace Terms as unacceptable and walks out of the peace negotiations at Brest- Litovsk
The Bolsheviks accept the dictated peace of Brest-Litovsk
Moscow headquarters of the anarchists surrounded and attacked by Bolshevik troops
Bolshevik troops open fire on workers protesting at food shortages in the town of Kolpino
White Armies attack the Bolsheviks from all directions but the Red Army is finally victorious
Congress of Socialist Revolutionaries results in victory for the left under Chernov
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