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Kremlin quiet as Russia marks revolution's 100th anniversary
The Bolsheviks' seizure of power was a defining event, fundamentally altering societies around the world and setting up the Cold War.
Kremlin quiet as Russia marks Revolution's 100-year anniversary
Russia’s Communists, dwindling in numbers and sidelined by the authorities, on Tuesday marked the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, the uprising led by Vladimir Lenin and his Bolshevik party in 1917, that led to the creation of the Soviet Union and commenced the spread of Communism
Communist supporters mark Bolshevik Revolution centennial
Thousands of Communist party members and supporters have marched across downtown Moscow to mark the centennial of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution even as the Russian government ignores the anniversary
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2017. There are 54 days left in the year. This is Election Day. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 1917, Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of
Artist Transforms Ukrainian Lenin Statue into Darth Vader Monument
A Ukrainian based artist claims he has created the world's first monument to Darth Vader, after transforming an Odessa statue of Vladimir Lenin into an effigy of the " Star Wars " icon. The artist responsible for the metamorphosis, Alexandr Milov, was born in the Soviet Union, and first grew to
Obama's Year To Remember - And To Forget
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama holds his annual year-end press conference at 1:30 pm ET in the White House briefing room. Obama last fielded reporters’ questions the day after the mid-term elections and there’s a lot of new...
Everything You Need to Know About Sochi, Russia
It's been seven years since Sochi was chosen as the site to host the 2014 Olympic Games, and the Russian city's moment on the world stage has finally arrived. As the globe's elite winter athletes get settled in Sochi, here's everything you need to know about the city by the Black Sea. How Do You
Ben Carson: Obamacare is 'Slavery'
Ben Carson is probably best known for his work as a neurosurgeon, but in recent months he has become a conservative firebrand and today he offered some controversial red meat to the audience at the Values Voter Summit in Washington. Carson, who is a contributor...
Hugo Chavez, and 11 Other People Preserved after Death
Hugo Chavez may be dead, but that doesn't mean he won't still be among his fellow Venezuelans, quite literally. Chavez's body will be embalmed and put on permanent display in a military museum . But he's far from the first person -- famous, or posthumously infamous -- to be displayed after death.
Corpse of Kim Jong-Il Becomes Tourist Attraction
The mausoleum containing the embalmed body of North Korea’s late leader Kim Jong-Il has been opened to tourists, who must follow a strict protocol. Young Pioneer Tours, a five-year-old tour group specializing in off-the-beaten path destinations, was the first group to gain admission when the ...