In 1903 the 'Socialist Workers' Party' in ____ split into two factions (groups): the ____, who made up the minority; and the ____ who made up the majority. In ____ the industrial workers in St. Petersburg moved peacefully on ____, the tsar's residence. Those who protested were met with brutal violence ordered by the tsar, and this day became know as '____'. Between 1904 and 1905 Russia fought a war against ____ for control over Manchuria, known historically as the 'Russo-____ War'. The Bolsheviks wanted to move directly from the tsarist regime to a ____ dictatorship through a revolution of the working class. Their leader was ____. In 1914 the Russian Empire took part in the ____ World War as the ally of Great Britain and ____. Even though the Russian army didn't have enough food or weapons, ____ were mobilized. In February 1917 there was a successful revolution of workers in Petrograd (previously called St. Petersburg), supported by soldiers and ____. The revolution led to the forced abdication (resignation) of Tsar ____ II, and the installation of a provisional government led by ____ Kerensky. The Provisional government ____ to withdraw Russia from the war and their promise to redistribute ____ among the peasants. In the October Revolution, the ____ overtook the Provisional Government and established a new proletarian government called 'Council of People's Commissar'; ____ became Russia's leader. When civil war broke out in Russia, the counter-revolutionaries (tsarists, liberals and the ____) formed the White Army, and were supported by the Allied powers of ____, Great Britain, the United States and Japan.




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