By Victor Theodor Slama (1890-1973), 1927,  Zehn Jahre Sowjet Russland,  Kunstlerische Feier der Russischen Revolution (celebration of the Russian Revolution).

Zehn Jahre Sowjet Russland, Kunstlerische Feier der Russischen Revolution / Ten years of Soviet Russia, Artistic celebration of the Russian Revolution, 1927 by Victor Theodor Slama

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.

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

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

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