The Bolshevik Revolution: The Russian Revolution

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The Russian Revolution all started when riots began to break out in March 1917 because the people disagreed with the government’s handling of the war and the scarcity of fuel and food that was occurring which led to the leader of the Russian Empire, Czar Nicholas II, to abdicate his throne. After Czar Nicholas II abdicated his throne, Russia acquired a provisional government that wanted Russia to stay in the war but, the government was unable to deal with the major problems that were prominent in the nation so, in November 1917, “the newly installed provisional government was itself overthrown by the more radical Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin” (History, “Russian Revolution”). The Bolshevik takeover allowed Germany’s military fortunes to

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