100th anniversary of the October Revolution

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Series Details October 2017
Publication Date 20/10/2017
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The Debates feature from Euro|Topics offers English (+ French and German) translations of a selections of articles in European news sources on this topic.

Euro|Topics relaunched their website during 2016. Features published before that date are still available via an archive website (see related url hyperlinks).The hundredth anniversary of the Russian Revolution would be celebrated at the end of October 2017. After the removal of the czars from power and a civil war that claimed many victims the Bolsheviks took over the government of the country and in 1922 founded the Soviet Union. For almost 70 years the Stalinist one-party state ruled over its allies in Central and Eastern Europe.

Commentators interpret the October Revolution from the perspective of 2017.

Source Link http://www.eurotopics.net/en/188039/100th-anniversary-of-the-october-revolution
Related Links
The Conversation: Tag: Russian Revolution Centenary https://theconversation.com/uk/topics/russian-revolution-centenary-45348
The Guardian, 17.10.17: Tragedy or triumph? Russians agonise over how to mark 1917 revolutions https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/17/russia-1917-revolutions-legacy-lenin-putin
EurActiv, 03.10.17: Russia’s 100th anniversary of the October revolution https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/russias-100th-anniversary-of-the-october-revolution/
http://archiv.eurotopics.net/en/home/presseschau/aktuell.html http://archiv.eurotopics.net/en/home/presseschau/aktuell.html
ESO: Background information: Russia: history as myth? http://www.europeansources.info/record/russia-history-as-myth/
ESO: Background information: Why Putin is shy about celebrating the centenary of the Russian revolution http://www.europeansources.info/record/why-putin-is-shy-about-celebrating-the-centenary-of-the-russian-revolution/

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