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World History Moment: The Russian Revolution

Most historians consider March 8, 1917, the day the Russian Revolution began. Workers went on strike demanding “peace and bread,” and before the year was over, the government was overthrown by the Bolsheviks. Historian John Schmidt recalls what led to this important moment in Russia’s history.


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