1905 Russian Revolution
The Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. I...
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Fire in the Winter Palace
The fire in the Winter Palace of Saint Petersburg, then the official residence of the Tsars of the Russian Empire, occurred on December 17, 1837 and was caused by soot inflammation. The Palace burned...
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Pyotr Dmitrievich Sviatopolk-Mirskii
Prince Pyotr Dmitrievich Svyatopolk-Mirsky (Russian: князь Пётр Дми́триевич Святопо́лк-Ми́рский) (30 August [O.S. 18 August] 1857, Vladikavkaz – 29 May [O.S. 16 May]...
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Georgy Gapon
Georgiy Apollonovich Gapon (Russian: Гео́ргий Аполло́нович Гапо́н; 17 February [O.S. 5 February] 1870 — 10 April [O.S. 28 March] 1906) was a Russian Orthod...
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Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II (Russian: Николай II, Николай Александрович Романов, Nikolai II, Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov [nʲɪkɐˈlaj ftɐˈroj, nʲɪkɐˈlaj ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ rɐˈmanəf]) (18 May [O.S. 6 May&...
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Kirov Plant
The Kirov Plant, Kirov Factory or Leningrad Kirov Plant (LKZ) (Russian: Кировский Завод, Kirovskiy Zavod) is a major Russian machine-building plant in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was established i...
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The Battleship Potemkin
Battleship Potemkin Battleship Potemkin (Russian: Броненосец «Потемкин», Bronenosets Po'tyomkin), sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstei...
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Sergei Witte
Count Sergei Yulyevich Witte (Russian: Серге́й Ю́льевич Ви́тте, Sergey Yul'evich Vitte) (29 June [O.S. 17 June] 1849 – 13 March [O.S. 28 February]...
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Revolution of 1905
The Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. I...
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Winter Palace
The Winter Palace (Russian: Зи́мний дворе́ц; [ˈzʲimnʲɪj dvɐˈrʲɛts]) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Situated between the Palace...
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Tsarskoye Selo
30°24′57″E / 59.72333°N 30.41583°E / 59.72333; 30.41583Tsarskoye Selo (Russian: Ца́рское Село́; [ˈtsarskəɪ sʲɪˈlo]; "Tsar's Village") was the town containing a former Russ...
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Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky (/ˈtrɒtski/; Russian: Лев Дави́дович Тро́цкий; [ˈlʲɛf ˈtrotskʲɪj]; born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein; 7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Marxist ...
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Bloody Sunday (1905)
Bloody Sunday (Russian: Крова́вое воскресе́нье; [krɐˈvavəɪ vəskrʲɪˈsʲenʲjɪ]) is the name given to the events of Sunday, 22 January [O.S. 9 January] 1905 in St Petersburg, Russia,...
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Moscow Uprising of 1905
The Moscow Uprising, which was centered in Moscow’s Presnia district between December 7 and 17, 1905, was the culminating point of the Revolution of 1905. Thousands of proletariat workers joined in an...
Sevastopol Uprising
Pyotr Petrovich Schmidt (Russian: Пётр Петрович Шмидт; February 17 [O.S. February 5] 1867 – March 19 [O.S. March 6] 1906) was one of the leaders of the Se...
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Łódź insurrection (1905)
The Łódź insurrection, also known as the June Days, was an uprising by Polish workers in Łódź against the Russian Empire between 21–25 June 1905. This event was one of the largest disturbances in the ...
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Russian battleship Potemkin
The Russian battleship Potemkin (Russian: Князь Потёмкин Таврический, Kniaz Potemkin Tavritchesky, "Prince Potemkin of Tauris") was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy...
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Revolution in the Kingdom of Poland (1905–07)
The Revolution in the Kingdom of Poland (1905–1907) was a major part of the Russian Revolution of 1905 in Russian-partitioned Poland (see Congress Poland and Privislinsky Krai). One of the major event...
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Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (Сергей Александрович) (May 11, 1857 – February 17, 1905) was a son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. He was an influential figure during the reigns of his b...
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October Revolution
The October Revolution (Russian: Октя́брьская револю́ция, Oktyabr'skaya revolyutsiya; [ɐkˈtʲabrʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]), officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution (Russian: Ве...
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State Hermitage Museum
The State Hermitage (Russian: Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж; [gəsʊˈdarstvʲɪnɨj ɪrmʲɪˈtaʂ], Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh) is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and o...
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Exile to Siberia
Exile to Siberia (Polish: Na Sybir) is a Polish historical film directed by Henryk Szaro and starring Adam Brodzisz, Jadwiga Smosarska and Mieczysław Frenkiel. It was released in 1930. The film's art...
SS John Grafton
SS John Grafton was a steamboat that was used in an unsuccessful attempt to smuggle large quantities of arms for the Finnish resistance to the Imperial Russian regime in 1905 dring the Russo-Japanese ...