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28 Sep 2017
The Bolsheviks accept the dictated peace of Brest-Litovsk.
The Bolsheviks overthrow the Provisional government
Tsarist troops open fire on a peaceful demonstration of workers in St Petersburg.
First All-Russia Congress of Workers and Soldiers Soviets opens.
General Strike sweeps Russia which ends when the Tsar promises a constitution.
Lenin dies. Trotsky is defeated by a triumvirate of Stalin, Kamenev and Zinoviev.
A new wave of workers unrest ends with the outbreak of the First World War.
The Tsar abdicates when he hears that Moscow too has joined the Revolution.
Moscow headquarters of the anarchists surrounded and attacked by Bolshevik troops.
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.
Trotsky denounces the German Peace Terms as unacceptable and walks out of the peace negotiations at Brest- Litovsk.
Gorky's Novaia Zhizn , the last opposition paper, banned.
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