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Editorial: Ten days that shook a century: How the Russian Revolution still echoes

An editorial from the Los Angeles Times:

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A band of political radicals seized the reins of power in post-tsarist Russia a century ago this week, installing Vladimir Lenin as their first leader and setting in play some of the forces that made the 20th century the bloodiest in human history. It's hard, in fact, to imagine just how different today's world would be had Lenin and his comrades failed in their coup and had the

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