Inside Europe: A muted celebration of the Russian Revolution
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Tuesday, November 7th marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Bolshevik, or Russian, Revolution. It was an event that led to the establishment of the Soviet Union and changed the world. But celebrations to mark the centenary were muted and it was a routine working day for President Vladimir Putin. Helen Seeney asked Emily Sherwin, who’s with DW’s Moscow Bureau, to explain why.