Questions tagged [russian-revolution]

Questions related to the history of a series of revolutions in 1917 which eliminated the autocracy of the Tsars in Russia and helped establish the Soviet Union.

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What was Louise Bryant's view of the Soviet Union at end of her life?

American journalist and radical Louise Bryant (1885-1936), was, with her husband and fellow newspaper reporter John Reed, a sympathetic eyewitness to the 1917 October Revolution and beginning of the ...
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Are there biographies on Boris Shumyatsky that included his history before 1921?

Zhang Guotao in his memoir recounted his meeting with Shumyatsky in 1921. The then King of Siberia was very busy but managed to treat Zhang with a private dinner in his home. After the dinner, Zhang ...