The Russian Revolution Author:Alan Moorehead The court of Czar Nicholas II, Emperor of All the Russias, glittered with the splendor and brilliance of a diamond, while his people starved. The Czarina spent her secret hours with the sinister monk, Rasputin. The nobles took their pleasure and drank deep, while undre a stolid surface, the Russian peasants and artisans seethed at centuries of... more » injustice.
In 1917, the defeat of the Czar's badly armed hordes lit the fuse for revolution. Soldiers and peasants turned on their masters and drowned them in a bath of blood, setting off an explosion which still roks the world--The Russian Revolution.« less