Organizers of the October Socialist Revolution
Lev Kamenev (1883-1936), a Soviet party and state leader.
Soviet political figure and statesman Grigory Zinoviev
Soviet political figure and statesman Grigory Zinoviev.
Zinovyev and Lunacharsky among October revolution celebrators
G.Zinovyev (sixth left in the top row) and A.Lunacharsky (third right in the top row) among the participants of the celebration of the October revolution.
Vladimir Lenin, Aleksei Rykov, and Lev Kamenev at a session of the Council of People's Commissars in the Kremlin
Vladimir Lenin, Aleksei Rykov, and Lev Kamenev (left to right) at a session of the Council of People's Commissars in the Kremlin. Rykov and Kamenev had previously been photogenically removed. Reproduction, made in 1988.
Lenin and Stalin in Gorky
Vladimir Lenin (left) and Josef Stalin (right) in Gorky.
Parade of the Moscow garrison in the Red square
Left to right: 2nd - Mikhail Lashevich, 3rd - Leon Trotsky, 5th - Lev Kamenev, and next to him - Mikhail Tomsky.
Commander-in-chief Republic Forces Kamenev
Commander-in-chief Republic Forces Sergei Kamenev (1881-1936).
Lev Trotsky, a prominent politician (1879-1840).
Vladimir Lenin (left), Nikolai Bukharin (center), and Grigory Zinovyev at Comintern Congress
Vladimir Lenin (left), Nikolai Bukharin (center), and Grigory Zinovyev at the Second Communist International Congress (Comintern.)
Lenin during 2nd Comintern congress
The 2nd Congress of Communist Internationale, July 19-August 9, 1920. Vladimir Lenin during during his opening speech at the 2nd Congress of Communist Internationale in the Uritsky (Tavrichesky) Palace in Petrograd (present-day St. Petersburg). Documentary.
Vladimir Lenin speaks
Vladimir Lenin addresses the people and his comrades-in-arms from rostrum on square. To the left are Lenin's supporters and famous revolutionaries Lev Trotsky and Lev Kamenev.
Laying the monument to Marx and Engels
Vladimir Lenin and Lev Kamenev at the laying of the monument to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Kalinin in a car of agitation and instruction train
Mikhail Kalinin in a car of 'October Revolution' agitation and instruction train.
Lev Trotsky speaking
Lev Trotsky (center) speaks at the grave of the victims who exploded a bomb in the building of Moscow RCP (b) (Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks)) committee in Leontyevsky lane.
Kalinin talking to workers of Smolensk rail depot
Mikhail Kalinin talks to the workers of Smolensk rail depot.
Vladimir Iliych Lenin delivers a speech for the Universal Military Training students during the parade on Red Square on Mayx25, 1919.
Josef Stalin, Vladimir Lenin and Mikhail Kalinin attend Eighth Congress of the Russian Communist Party [Bolsheviks]
Josef Stalin [right], Vladimir Lenin [center] and Mikhail Kalinin [right] attend Eighth Congress of the Russian Communist Party [Bolsheviks].
Vladimir Lenin’s speech at Yakov Sverdlov’s funeral
Vladimir Lenin delivering a speech during the funeral of Yakov Sverdlov, chairman of All-Russian Central Executive Committee, March 18, 1919, Red Square, Moscow. Photo N. Alekseev.
Lenin and Kalinin
Vladimir Lenin (left) and Mikhail Kalinin (right).
Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969), a Russian revolutionary, Soviet politician and military leader, Civil war veteran, one of the first Marshals of the Soviet Union.
Yakov Sverdlov (1885-1919), a Russian statesman, revolutionary, Bolshevik. Member of the Central Committee of the Russian Social Democratic Party of Bolsheviks, Russian Communist Party of Bolsheviks. Chairman of the Russian Central Executive Committee, VTsIK (formal head of state) As Chairman of VTsIK, led the effort to disband the Russian Constituent Assembly, persecute cossaks, organize Red terror.
Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877-1926), a Russian revolutionary, Soviet politician, the head of a number of Soviet ministries, the founder and the head of VChK, Soviet security agency.
Mikhail Kalinin (1875-1946), a Russian revolutionary, Soviet statesman and party figure.
Josef Stalin and Vladimir Lenin
Josef Stalin [1879-1953] and Vladimir Lenin [1870-1924] in 1919. Reproduction of photo from the Great Soviet Encyclopedia.
Vladimir Lenin and Yakov Sverdlov
Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), right, and Yakov Sverdlov (1885-1919) inspecting a temporary monument to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels at Voskresenskaya Square. Reproduction of the 1918 photo. The photo taken by A. Savelyev. Moscow.
Vladimir Lenin and Yakov Sverdlov on Red Square
Vladimir Lenin and Yakov Sverdlov (right) at the Kremlin Wall on Red Square during demonstration of working people dedicated to the 1st birthday of the Great October Socialist Revolution. November 7, 1918. Unknown photographer. Reproduction.
Lenin and Sverdlov at a demonstration
Vladimir Lenin, second to right, and Yakov Sverdlov, right, on Red Square during a demonstration of workers dedicated to the first anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
Lenin, Sverdlov and Avanasov
Vladimir Lenin (left), Yakov Sverdlov (center) and V. Avanasov (right).
Celebrations of the first anniversary of the Great October Revolution
Vladimir Lenin speaking on Red Square during the celebrations of the first anniversary of the Great October Revolution.
A temporary monument to Marx and Engels
Lev Kamenev and Georgy Zinoviev at a temporary monument to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Southern Front Revolutionary Military Council member Joseph Stalin
Southern Front Revolutionary Military Council member Joseph Stalin. From Budyonny's book "The Way We Passed"
First Chairman of All-Russian Central Executive Committee Yakov Sverdlov
Photo reproduction. First Chairman of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee Yakov Sverdlov, 1918.
Vladimir Lenin seen in an automobile after a parade
Reproduced photograph by either P.K. Novitsky or G.P.Goldstein of may 1, 1918. Vladimir Lenin seen in an automobile after a Red Army parade on Khodynka Field. Fragment.
Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877-1926), a professional revolutionary, Soviet politician, the head of a number of soviet ministries, the founder and head of the VChK security service.
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