100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution (1917-2017).

By Aileen Valenzuela

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Russian Revolution or the October Revolution was known as one of the most significant events of the 20th century. It was the collapse of Tsar Dynasty and the rise of Marxian Socialism under Lenin and his Bolsheviks. This was a new era for both Russia and the rest of the world.

Between 19th century to 20th century Russia suffered from both economical downfall and rise in population due to successions of wars. These wars impacted on the taxes payed by the peasants who had minor jobs and suffered greatly for the loss of their loved ones during the wars. Peasants were excessively poor and could barely escape famine from harvest to harvest. The rise of the Industrial working class began in Russia were the workers were paid low wages, poor housing and extremely dangerous working place. All this events were enough to frustrate the mass and rebel against the government of Russia.

The revolution impacted on Russia and its neighboring countries both politically and economically which affected the life style of Russians and completely changed the routine of life.  The Russian revolution gave birth to the world of Socialism and the hatred for Nationalism and Democracy. It is now a Socialist state. The Russian Revolution inspired a new way of thinking regarding the economy society and the government. Though the Bolsheviks succeeded to some extent in fixing the Russia the Revolution it still left a mark.

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