Today Is International Women’s Day

How Women Workers in Russia Sparked a Revolution

One of the greatest lessons the Russian state learned on March 8, 1917 was never to underestimate the women of Petrograd.  On that fateful morning, International Women’s Day, women workers threw down their tools and walked out of the factories and into the streets.

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