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WWI (2) Russian revolution March-November 1917 Russia did poorly in the War St. Petersburg Protesting shortages of fuel and food March 8-10, St Petersburg falls to revolutionaries March 15 Tsar Nicholas II ordered military governor of St. Petersburg to bring military into it and open fire if necessary When the soldiers are called, they do the opposite, they join the demonstrators. Nicholas quits because he doesn’t have enough soldiers that are loyal to him to put down the uprising. Gave government to his brother Michael who in turn gives it to the Parliament Parliament call themselves Provisional government, until they write a constitution o Parliament= upper and middle classes Parliament is now official government but does not represent the people who caused the revolution Create group to control the instigators Soviets=workers and soldiers Most important issue was if Russia should stay in the war o Provisional government says yes for 2 reasons:
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