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Thursday, November 7th
Aleksander Kolpakov, artist actionist, painted in red, climbs into water of the Neva River in an attempt to wash off the redness of the Revolution, near the Aurora Cruiser on the day of the 102nd anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. 102 years ago crew members on the Aurora used the front deck gun to fire a blank shot at the Winter Palace, then the residence of the Provisional Government, giving the signal to leftists to storm the palace and to begin the Bolshevik Revolution. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)