Rediscovering 1917 Russian Revolution

I left Russia when I was 13 for the United States, which meant that I didn’t get a complete education about my home country in school. This has been and is a source of some embarrassment for me.

The high school I went to in South Florida didn’t really concentrate in great detail on late imperial Russia or early Soviet Union when I was there. We had a general AP European History class that well… was very general.

I don’t remember learning much about the 1917 Russian Revolution. It wasn’t touched upon much or in great detail during my middle school history lessons in Russia.…