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These harsh labor camps were primarily created in Siberia under Stalin's directive.
An emergency government set up to fill the political void following the collapse of the Russian Empire.
Faction of the Russian Revolutionary Movement of 1904. This group was the 'minority' of the socialist movement in Russia.
First decree of the Petrograd Soviets.
This agreement, signed by Nicholas II in 1905, created the Duma, granted limited civil rights to the Russians, and ended the Russian Revolution.
Russian mystic who gained influence over the royal family and affected government decisions until his death in 1916.
Factory workers in St. Petersburg, Russia, led by George Gapon, petitioned for better working conditions and wages, but when they went to Nicholas II about it, they were shot at an
Soviet secret police founded by Lenin. Goal was to eliminate treason. Responsible for running labor camps and requisitioning food needed for industrialization.
Sudden revolution that ended the Romanov dynasty
Fought between the Bolsheviks ('Reds' and the anti-Bolsheviks ('Whites'). Caused when Russia's provisional government fell under the Soviets, led by the Bolsheviks.
Revolution that began with Bloody Sunday and consisted of organized strikes and riots against Nicholas II's autocratic rule.
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Last dynasty to rule Russian Empire, overthrown in 1917 after Nicholas II was Tsar.
Slogan popularized by Lenin and the Bolsheviks. Essentially, these were the most significant concerns of the peasants and working class of Russia.
Time in Russia where nearly anyone who posed any threat to Stalin's authority was arrested and executed.
During this revolution, forces organized by Vladimir Lenin seized power from liberal government headed by Alexander Kerensky.
War between Russia and Japan that developed because both countries wanted dominance in Korea and Manchuria.
Headed the Soviet State during its initial years (1917-1924) as it fought to establish control of Russia during the Russian Civil War.
This Bolshevik was a leader of the Soviet Union. Launched several 5-year plans to rapidly industrialize the Soviet Union. Entered into a non-aggression pact w/ Nazi Germany during
Directives issued by Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin that told Bolsheviks not to cooperate with the government. Also called for Soviets to take power and enforce communist policies
Rival government of Provisional Government
Faction of the Russian Revolutionary Movement of 1904. This group was the 'majority' of the socialist movement in Russia and followed Marxist ideas and favored violence over diplom
This agreement, signed on March 3,1918 by Soviet Russia and the Central Powers, marked Russia's exit from WWI.

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