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The Russian Revolution


A hundred years on from the 1917 Russian Revolution - when workers stormed heaven

03 January 2017
A hundred years ago the 1917 Russian Revolution ushered in a radical new society. We start our anniversary coverage with a look at a year that changed the world

1917 - Russia’s Red Year is inspiring in full colour a century on

22 November 2016
A new graphic novel brings the Russian Revolution to life with an emphasis on the role played by ordinary working people, writes Gabby Thorpe

How revolutionary times produced revolutionary art

01 November 2016
The 1917 Russian Revolution unleashed a torrent of creativity in every field of art, from painting and sculpture to acting, poetry and architectural engineering.

Unexpected Eisenstein—sketching the inspiration from revolution in Russia

01 March 2016
An exhibition of Sergei Eisenstein’s drawings reveals some of the Soviet film maker’s power and little known aspects of his work, says?Roger Huddle

Why is Leon Trotsky relevant today?

18 August 2015
On the 75th anniversary of the assassination of the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, Sue Caldwell asks if his ideas can help activists fighting for another world today

Kazimir Malevich and the pioneering art that fell victim to counter-revolution

22 July 2014
The Tate’s Malevich exhibition combines a history of the Russian Revolution with a rare opportunity to see some truly great art, says Peter Robinson

Ukraine's taste of freedom

11 March 2014
Ukraine has been a pawn in the imperial games of more powerful nations for centuries—but the 1917 Russian revolution offered a glimpse of hope, writes Ken Olende

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