This was one of the most influential revolutions in all time history for Russia. This revolution was lead by the Bolsheviks. It overturned the interim provisional government and established the Soviet Union. This event in 1917 was well thought out and planned. It was organized and accomplished by a small group of people. The Bolshevik Red Guards forces under the Military Revolutionary Committee began the takeover of government building on the 24th of October in 1917.”The decision to seize power from Alexander Kerensky’s ineffectual Provisional Government occurred at a secret meeting only two weeks prior, shortly after Vladimir Lenin – disguised as a train engineer”
“In the photo, Vladimir Ilych Ulyanov, known by his revolutionary nom de guerre, Lenin, inspired a small cadre of Communist intellectuals to agitate amongst the workers and soldiers of Petrograd” This is present day St. Petersburg.