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Noun: Russian Revolution
  1. The revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
    - February Revolution
  2. The coup d'├ętat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
    - October Revolution

Type of: coup, coup d'├ętat, putsch, revolution, takeover

Encyclopedia: Russian Revolution