Russian Revolution

Image: Plaza roja de Moscú, Moscow red square, by Vicente Villamón on Flickr

These online resources have been selected to support Secondary students about the causes, consequences and history of the Russian Revolution. SCIS 1698568

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Explores the home of the last Tsar using images, diaries, letters, and eye witness accounts to bring this era alive.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary

BBC History

BBC History provides information on the causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Suggested level: secondary

BBC Higher Bitesize

BBC Bitesize discusses the causes of the October revolution.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary

Many Answers

To discover information on the school work site ManyAnswers, use the search term ‘Russian Revolution’.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary

Russian Revolution facts

Find out more about the history of the Russian Revolution, including videos, articles, pictures, historical features and more.

Suggested level: secondary

Russian Revolution for Kids

Provides a simple explanation of the Russian Revolution.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary


World History in Context offers a detailed look at the Russian Revolution from a variety of sources. Includes primary sources, news, videos, audio, images and more about the history of the revolution and the current situation in surrounding areas. School login (username and password) is required.


Suggested level: secondary


Have you thought about using fiction with your class to support your topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy.

Hills of Gold, by Brent Leslie, 2014 (YA Fiction)
Doctor Zhivago, by Boris Pasternak, 2008 (YA Fiction)


The Russian Revolution Part 1. Ricoalexander. Youtube. 9.37