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THE BOLSHEVIKS SEIZE POWER IN RUSSIA

War on the Eastern Front is Over. Lenin and Trotsky Announce End to Hostilities. Special to The Great War Project. (5 November) The Russian provisional government is collapsing. And, reports historian Martin Gilbert, “it was too late to restore the disintegrating situation. Nothing could counter the great swell of anti-war opinion.” On this day a…

ALLIED WAR EFFORT FOUNDERING

Russian Revolutionaries Call for End to War A New Nation Emerging from the Ashes. Special to The Great War Project (16 July) Outside the Western Front, there are many significant political and military developments a century ago in the first World War – in Russia, and in the Balkans. It is in Russia, writes historian…