World War 1 Russian assassination?
Tsar Nicholas and his entire family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918.
The incident that triggered the beginning of World War 1 was the assassination of the heir to the throne of?
After World War 1, the Russian Revolution was won by Communist forces. Vladimir Lenin was the new leader, with Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky competing with each other for power in an effort to become Lenin's successor upon his death. Stalin was eventually successful, resulting in Trotsky's exile and assassination.