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February Revolution

The revolution was provoked not only by Russian military failures during the First World War, but also by public dissatisfaction with the way the country was being run on the Home Front. The economic challenges Russia faced fighting a total war also contributed. Image: Wounded Russian soldiers retreating from the front

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Russian Empire (Imperial States of America)

Russian Empire (Imperial States of America) - Alternative History Protests during the Revolution of 1917

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Vintage Releases Beautiful New Editions Of Russian Classics To Mark The Anniversary Of The February Revolution

Barricades in Petrograd, Russia, during the February Revolution (1917). After the February Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II was forced to give up his throne to make room for a provisional government.

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Russia’s February Revolution Begins. On March 8, 1917, the female factory workers of Petrograd began striking and rioting in response to food shortages and government oppression. Other Petrograd residents soon joined in the demonstrations, which forced Czar Nicholas II to abdicate a week later.

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What Happened During the 1917 Russian Revolutions?

Street barricade with artillery during the February 1917 Russian Revolution - (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

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Russian Revolution, 1917 Photograph - Russian Revolution, 1917 Fine Art Print -This Day in History: Mar 8, 1917: February Revolution begins

pin 8 | Factories and rising sun | Designer: Josef Paukert / Engraver: Ladislav Jirka / Year: 1968 / 20th anniversary of February revolution

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Revolutionary barricades on Liteyny Prospekt, Petrograd, Russia, 27 February 1917. The February Revolution led to the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II and the collapse of imperial Russia. A provisional government was established which effectively shared pow

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Russia, the February Revolution: wives of soldiers and sailors marching on the Duma (parliament). This Day in History: Mar 8, 1917: February Revolution begins

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