Thursday, November 01, 2007

October Revolution remembered 90 years on

Despite the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, the 1917 Bolshevik or October Revolution in Russia as a world-historic event of the 20th century that changed the international alignment of forces and the real lives of millions of people on earth is still being remembered as well as introspected even in the English-speaking world like Australia and Britain. The revolution, which falls on 7 November (or 25 October in traditional Russian calender) was inspired by Karl Marx's ideas .

Marxist don's son now UK's Foreign Secretary

Resistance to fascism remembered in Europe

Historian Carr on "progress in human affairs"


Post a Comment

<< Home