Red Revolution

2023-11-06 Mon

After the monarchy's overthrow in February, problems escalated with Alexander Kerensky's Provisional Government and Vladimir Lenin's Bolshevik Government.

The #Revolution created the first socialist state, the Socialist Federative Soviet Republic.

The revolution didn't end the struggles. The Russian Civil War followed for five years, leading to the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922 after the victory of the Soviets.

Country: Russia

Date of Issue: 30 October 1957

Expiry Date: 1 January 1961

Size: 26 x 37 mm

Designers: Valery Pimenov

Emission: Commemorative

Perforation: comb12¼ x 12

Printing: Collotype

Face Value: 40 Russian kopek