Remembering the Russian Revolution 100 years on

Published 1811 GMT (0211 HKT) March 7, 2017
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Workers strike in 1917 on the first day of Russia's February Revolution in the capital Petrograd, now known as St Petersburg. Heritage Images/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Russian revolutionists stand on the balcony of the Tsar's residence near Petrograd. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images
Around 100,000 people are believed to have taken part on the first day of the February revolution, which began with demonstrations against the war and food shortages. OFF/AFP/Getty Images
During the February Revolution, authorities and protestors clashed on the streets of Petrograd. Universal History Archive/Getty Images
Armed revolutionary soldiers patrol Petrograd during the February Revolution. Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images
A crowd convenes at a revolutionary meeting in Petrograd. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
The Petrograd Women's Battalion of Death defend the Winter Palace. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin gives a speech from the back of a vehicle in a Russian street on November 1 after the second 1917 revolution. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky walks through a crowd during the Russian Revolution. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
A Group of Red Army soldiers in Petrograd in 1917. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images