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The Return of Vladimir Lenin

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The Return of Vladimir Lenin

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In the spirit of democracy, the provisional government that took over when the Tzar was overthrown decided to let an exiled revolutionary back into the country - Vladimir Lenin.

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The Russian Revolution, one of the defining moments in world history, began as a simple demonstration over bread. But the demands of factory workers soon transformed into a political movement that became so powerful it brought one of the greatest empires to its knees. Relive the first stages in Russia's new era of socialism, from optimistic beginnings to the ominous direction it took under the rule of Lenin and the Bolshevik Party.

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