Czar Nicholas II Dragged Russia into World War 1. 4 Million dead by the firs year. They were not prepared for the german army.
CZARINA Alexandra was put in charge of CZAR during Nicholas absence. Rasputin had a strong influence on her and the upper class and peasants didn't like this. they invited him to a party and assassinated him
In the city of Petrograd women industrial workers revolted because of bread and food shortages. Soon peasants and all joined and towns nearby went on strike. CZAR Nicholas dissolved duma in response. But the people in charge of duma set up a provisional government and the CZAR left the throne.
Stalin vs Trotsky
Lenin had returned to russia and wanted change. Lenin had gathered support of the bolsheviks and soviets. He was the head of the revolution
After the civil war lenin was paranoid of his enemys or anyone that is not in support of the revolution. He had his secret police arrest and execute anyone who was against or thought that is against the revolution.over 300,000 people are killed.
After lenin's death two wanted to fill his position. Stalin the bolshevik secretary so he could point positions. Trotsky the leader of the red army has suggested getting money from other countries and was despised for this so he was banned from the russian party.