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#1917LIVE: Real-time Lenin tracker

#1917LIVE: Real-time Lenin tracker
After years in exile, Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin is rushing back to Russia to give new momentum to the 1917 revolution that toppled the Tsarist regime.

Follow his fateful journey with the Lenin Tracker.

  • 17 April 2017

    11:15 GMT

  • 16 April 2017

    20:59 GMT

  • 20:52 GMT

  • 20:31 GMT

  • 20:23 GMT

  • 20:19 GMT

  • 20:15 GMT

  • 20:10 GMT

    Thousands of workers, soldiers, and sailors greet Lenin as he arrives in the Russian capital. Months of political struggle with opponents are still ahead of him, but the dictatorship of the proletariat is imminent!

    READ MORE: Lenin arrives in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution 

  • 19:58 GMT

    Lenin is about to arrive at the Finland Station in Petrograd.

  • 19:22 GMT