History Stories
CATEGORY: Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution, Through American Eyes
March 8, 2017

On the centennial of the start of the Russian Revolution, explore about the tumultuous events of 1917 as witnessed by Americans and other expatriates living in the capital Read More

The Trotsky Assassination
August 21, 2015

Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination. Read More

The Mutiny on the Battleship Potemkin
June 26, 2015

Take a look back at the uprising that helped inspire the Russian Revolution. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Vladimir Lenin
January 21, 2014

Take a closer look at the world’s first communist head of state. Read More

Much Ado About Lenin
May 17, 2013

The reopening of Lenin’s Tomb reignited debate over the ultimate fate of the founder of the Soviet Union. Read More

5 Romanovs You Should Know
February 21, 2013

Meet five lesser-known but memorable family members from the dynasty that ruled Russia for more than 300 years. Read More