Best Answer

No, the Red faction took over the government in 1917.

User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

The Bolsheviks

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Did the whites take over Russian government in 1917?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

When the Bolsheviks took over the Russian government in 1917 they moved the Russian capital FROM where TO where?

From St. Petersburg to Moscow.

Who were Russian revolutionaries who took control of the government in November 1917 and pledged to make peace with Germany?

Bolsheviks, who took over in the Russian October Revolution of 1917. a very bad group indeed. Bolsheviks Bolsheviks Bolsheviks Bolsheviks

Russian revolution who ran the government while Nicholas was away?

in October 1917 Bolsheviks over threw the government to run Russia after Nicholas

Which people took over the government during the Russian Revolution?

The Bolshevik Party under Vladimir Lenin took over the government during the Russian Revolution that occurred in October 1917. No one really took over the government in the February 1917 Russian Revolution. At that time the Tsarist government simply collapsed when the Tsar could not stop the rioting going on in Petrograd, Moscow and other Russian cities. Members of the Russian Duma, the aristocracy and even some of the Tsar's own ministers stepped in to form the Provisional Government to maintain order until a new constitutional government could be created.

What year did Vladimir Lenin lead the Russian Revolution?

It was 1917 when Lenin and the Bolsheviks in a nearly bloodless coup took over the Provisional Government that had been in place since the February 1917 revolution. The Provisional Government was dissolved and Lenin assumed power in Russia. It wasn't until 1920 that his hold on Russia was solidified, because the Russian Civil War soon broke out and lasted until 1920.

What was the outcome of the Bolshevik revolutions in Russia in 1917?

the Soviet Union became the worlds first communist state

Was The Russian Tsar during World War 1 Nicholas II?

Yes, Until 1917 at which point he abdicated and the provincial government took over.

What led to the Soviet Union?

The Russian Revolution(1917), and the over throw of the Czar

Did the Bolsheviks take over after the Russian revolution?

The Bolsheviks took over after the second revolution in 1917, called the October Revolution. They did not take over after the first or February Revolution of 1917.

What was the name of the Russian communists who over threw their government in 1917?

The name of those communists at that time was "Bolsheviks." Later in March 1918, they changed their name from the Bolshevik Party to Communist Party.

What happened during the fubrary revolution of 1917?

There were industrial riots in Saint Petersburg which the army was unwilling and partly also unable to put down. The Russian Parliament took over the government and the Tsar was forced to abdicate. At this point the Communists did not take over; that was to happen later, in the 1917 October revolution.

When did the Bolshevik Revolution over-throw the Russian Romanov Dynasty?

The Bolshevik Revolution did not overthrow the Russian Romanov dynasty. The Bolshevik Revolution occurred on October 25, 1917 (old style calendar) and overthrew the Provisional Government. The Romanov dynasty was overthrown in the February 1917 Revolution. So, the Romanov dynasty was already history when the Bolshevik Revolution took place.