The Bolshevik Revolution
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The paper reveals that the most important effect of the First World War was the Russian state that changed from a tsarist ruled political entity to the Soviet Union. The paper assesses the impact the Bolshevik revolution had on the evolution of Russian history and considers the historical background of this event, the main forces acting inside and outside the country, and the elements that transformed the revolution into a turning point for Russian history and for European and universal history as well. The paper shows how it was a sum of factors which made the idea of revolution appealing to the lower parts of the society and gave rise to the USSR.
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