WorldLink: The party's off for Russian revolution anniversary
| 06:36 mins.
100 years ago, the Russian Revolution shook Europe to its core and changed the course of history. On November 7, 1917, supporters of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin stormed the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg. In Soviet times, the revolution's anniversary was a major national holiday. But this year's centenary passed by with little fanfare - and there's more than one reason for that.