LEON TROTSKY  Communist Leon Trotsky helped ignite the Russian Revolution of 1917 and built the Red Army afterward. He was exiled (and possibly killed) by Joseph Stalin.

LEON TROTSKY Communist Leon Trotsky helped ignite the Russian Revolution of 1917 and built the Red Army afterward. He was exiled (and possibly killed) by Joseph Stalin. ~Via Deborah Rode

Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Alexandra Kollontai, Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Revolution of

Lev Davidovich Trotsky (1879-1940), Russian Marxist Revolutionary and Theorist, Soviet Politician, and the Founder and First Leader of the Red Army.

A young Lev Bronshtein poses for a police photograph, During his time in prison and exile he would become a Marxist and adopt the pseudonym “Trotsky.

Russian Revolution zines of 1905

A Russian political illustration of 1906 against the bloody repression of the 1905 revolution by Czar Nicholas II

Bloody Sunday was a massacre on Jan. 22 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where unarmed, peaceful demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II were gunned down by the Imperial Guard. Bloody Sunday was an event with grave consequences for the Tsarist regime, as the disregard for ordinary people shown by the massacre undermined support for the state. The events which occurred here have been assessed to be one of the key events which led to the eventual Russian Revolution of…

22 janvier 1905 : Dimanche rouge à Saint-Pétersbourg Bloody Sunday was a massacre on Jan. 22 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where unarmed, peaceful demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II were gunned down by the Imperial Guard.

Russian Revolution of 1917 - Russian Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bolshevik forces marching on Red Square, 8 March – 8 November Russian Revolution - Wikiwand

Russian Revolution, 1917. Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, June 4, 1917, by Karl Karlovich Bulla At least 700 people were killed or wounded....while Lenin went into hiding. This is significant because it shows the political tension of Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. It shows how the military treated its people and that demonstrators are unhappy with their current state (poverty and limited rights).

Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, corner of Nevsky Prospect and Sadovaya Street, St. Petersburg, June by Karl Karlovich Bulla

Russian Revolution Image 2: Soldiers banners. Lenin and his people found a welcome audience in the Imperial troops.

The Bolshevik October Revolution - Photo Essays

Russian Revolution Image 2: Soldiers banners. Lenin and his people found a welcome audience in the Imperial troops.

1917-2017: Russian Revolution Centenary - An International Online Lecture Series - World Socialist Web Site

Russian Revolution Centenary - An International Online Lecture Series - World Socialist Web Site

1917 Russian Revolution painting by Vladimir Serov - "V. I. Lenin Proclaims Soviet Power"

1917 Russia Revolution - Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik Party, addresses a crowd of revolting soldiers, sailors, and workers in Petrograd.

Bolshevik Politburo, fall of 1917 the leaders of the opposition. Notice the top three - sound familiar?

Bolshevik Politburo, fall of 1917 the leaders of the opposition. Notice the top three - sound familiar?

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