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1905 Russian Revolution

Russian Manchester

1905
Ivanovo Voznesensk, Russian Empire

Ivanovo Voznesensk was known as the 'Russian Manchester' for its textile mills. In 1905, its local revolutionaries were overwhelmingly Bolshevik. It was the first Bolshevik branch in which workers outnumbered intellectuals.


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