The Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan fought over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea. The major theatres of operations were the Liaodong Peninsula and Mukden in Southern Manchuria and the seas around Korea, Japan and the Yellow Sea.
March Revolution (March 8, 1917)
Russia's March Revolution began with rioting and strikes in St. Petersburg.When the strikes and riots began, they did not appear to pose a threat to the Russian monarchy headed by Czar Nicholas II.
Red Vs White Cilvil War (Nov 1917- Oct 1922)
Civil War broke out in Russia in late 1917 after the Bolshevik Revolution. The warring factions included the Red and White Armies. The Red Army fought for the Lenin's Bolshevik government.
Bloody Sunday (January 22, 1905)
On its way to losing a war against Japan in the Far East, Tzarist Russia is wracked with internal discontent that finally explodes into violence in St. Petersburg.
No more Tsar! On to the Winter Palace!
Tzar Abdicates Throne (March 15,1917)
The army garrison at Petrograd joined striking workers in demanding socialist reforms, and Tzar Nicholas II was forced to abdicate. In July 1918, the advance of counterrevolutionary forces caused the Yekaterinburg Soviet forces to fear that Nicholas might be rescued.
Treaty of Brest-Litvosk (March 3, 1918)
The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty signed between the new Bolshevik government of Russia and the Central Powers, that ended Russia's participation in World War I.