How would the Russian Empire have reacted to the fall of the monarchy if Twitter existed 100 years ago? Imagine the social media storm that would have been triggered by the overthrow of the centuries-old tsarist rule with RT’s #1917LIVE project.
The abdication of Russian Tsar Nicholas II on March 15, 1917, was met with a fair share of optimism and even rancor in many Western capitals and newspapers. Follow the urgent reports from revolutionary Russia as they unfold with RT’s #1917LIVE social media project.
After days of an exponentially-growing uprising in the Russian capital, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated on this day 100 years ago, bringing end to the Empire. Follow these fateful events with #1917LIVE, RT’s social media project covering history in real time.
An all-out strike in Petrograd, bread shortages, looting, anarchy will shake Russia in March 1917, pushing Tsar Nicholas II to abdicate. #1917LIVE – RT’s social media real time drama of the events from 100 years ago – is nearing its first climax.
Now you can almost literally make history – by joining our multimedia #1917Live project to cover the year of the Russian Revolution in real time. Just get a historical Twitter account and post under the hashtag #1917CROWD.