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- n. the coup d'etat 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
- n. the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
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Woodrow Wilson accused of being “soft” on see also Lusk Committee; Russia, Soviet; Russian Revolution; Stevenson, Archibald E.