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The Russian Revolution

1917 1905 Russia Soviet Union CCCP USSR February October Bolsheviks Vladimir Lenin

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Maybe Yuli, Phoenix, and I should buy stock in the Russian Telegraph.

 

I already did. Here is my investment portfolio:

 

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Here is another portfolio in which you may be interested in investing.   I would suggest being friendly with the natives.

 

 

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...or perhaps this would be more to your liking.  Watch out for the love bites with this model.

 

 

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[June 16th, 1917] First All-Russian Congress of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies opens in Petrograd. Closed on 24 June. Elects Central Executive Committee of Soviets (VTsIK), headed by Mensheviks and SRs.
 
[June 23rd, 1917] Petrograd: Soviet Congress votes to abolish the Duma.
 
[June 23rd, 1917] Planned Bolshevik demonstration in Petrograd banned by the Soviet.
 
[June 28th, 1917] More Bolshevik manoeuvring incurs the ire of our man in Petrograd (Daily Telegraph).
 
[July 6th, 1917] Russia: The Kronstadt Anarchists demand the liberation of Petrograd anarchists, lest they liberate them by force.
 
[July 7th, 1917] Russia: Izvestia reports plans by the Provisional Government to close a series of factories in Petrograd, potentially leaving thousands jobless. Meanwhile, the Oranienbaum garrisons inform the government that they support Kronstadt.
 
[July 7th, 1917] Russia: The Bolshevik-led soviet in Petrograd’s industrial Vyborg district adopts a resolution opposing the war policy, and condemning the Mensheviks and SRs. 
 
[July 8, 1917] In Gotham 10,000 cheer as the "blood red flag" of the Russian revolution was hoisted for a mass meeting by the Friends of the Russian Freedom at Madison Square Garden


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[July 9th, 1917] Russia: The Grenadier Guard Regiment returns from the front and joins with anarchists at the Kronstadt naval base.

 

[July 11th, 1917] Russia: Trotsky steps up efforts to merge the Mezhraiontsy (Inter-District Organisation) with the Bolshevik party.

 

[July 15th, 1917] Russia: The Kadets (Constitutional Democrats, the main capitalist party) withdraw from the Provisional Government adding to the political instability.

 

[July 15th, 1917] Russian offensive ends. Trotsky joins Bolsheviks.

 

[July 16th- 18th, 1917] Demonstrations in Petrograd, endorsed on 4 July (17 July in the new-style calendar) by Bolshevik Central Committee; suppressed by 5 July (18 July) with the aid of troops. Measures taken against Bolsheviks: Lenin, Zinoviev, and others go into hiding.

 

[July 16th- 17th, 1917] The "July Days"; mass armed demonstrations in Petrograd, encouraged by the Bolsheviks, demanding "All Power to the Soviets". 

 

[July 16th, 1917] Lenin is forced to flee.

 

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[July 17th, 1917] Workers, soldiers, and sailors take to the streets in Petrograd demanding a new revolution and the overthrow of the provisional government. Lenin, feeling the time is not right, refuses to become involved. The uprising will be put down tomorrow.
 
July 17th, 1917] Petrograd (Saint Petersburg), July 4, (July 17th) 1917. Street demonstration on Nevsky Prospekt just after troops of the Provisional Government have opened fire with machine guns.
 
[July 18th, 1917] The government orders the arrest of Bolshevik leaders and other activists. Agents of the Russian provisional government raid the offices of "Pravda" and Bolshevik party headquarters. The only Bolsheviks captured are Anatoly Vasilyevich Lunacharsky and Lev Davidovich Trotsky.
 
[July 20th, 1917] (July 7, O.S.) – Alexander Kerensky becomes premier of the Russian Provisional Government, replacing Prince Georgy Lvov.
 
[July 20th, 1917] The Russian Provisional Government enacts women's suffrage.
 
[July 20th, 1917] Russia: The Provisional Government orders the arrest of Lenin, claiming he is a German spy, and that the Bolsheviks incited the uprising. The Provisional Government further orders the disbandment of the Petrograd garrison. Vladimir Lenin and Grigory Zinoviev go into hiding.


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[July 21st, 1917] Alexander Kerensky, formerly minister for war, heads a new provisional government in Russia, replacing the government of Prince Lvov.

 

[July 22nd, 1917] Petrograd: Alexander Kerensky is appointed prime minister.

 

[July 22nd, 1917] Kerensky to head new reforming regime.

 

[July 24th, 1917] Lenin goes into hiding. 

 

[July 25th, 1917] Russia: Newspapers are shut down, freedom of assembly curtailed. The death penalty is reinstated for mutinous troops or deserters.

 

[July 30th, 1917] The Parliament of Finland is dissolved by the Russian Provisional Government. New elections are held in the autumn, resulting in a bourgeois majority.

 

[August 1st, 1917] Russia: Kerensky appoints General Kornilov Commander-in-Chief.

Bad move, Kerensky!

 

[August 4th, 1917] Russia: Trotsky and Lunacharskii arrested. 

 

[August 6th, 1917] Russia: Kerensky, now prime minister and war minister, forms a new coalition. This is ratified by the Petrograd Soviet executive by 147 votes to 46 with 42 abstentions – showing increased opposition to the Mensheviks and SRs.

 

[August 8th- 16th, 1917] Russia: The 6th congress of the Bolshevik party takes place. It agrees to fuse with the Mezhraiontsy. (

 

[August 11th, 1917] Female Russian soldiers, 11 August 1917. Although originally recruited to fight alongside male troops in the Tsar's army, many brigades of women soldiers fought for the Bolshevik Revolution.

 

[August 11th, 1917] Vladimir Lenin, now a wanted man in Russia, is photographed hiding in Finland

 

[August 13th, 1917] Petrograd: Kerensky sends a message to King George V pledging continued Russian role in the war.

 

 


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[August 15th, 1917] Petrograd: The ex-Czar and his family are removed from Petrograd, possibly to Siberia.

 

[August 16th, 1917] Stalin is elected to the Central Committee of the Bolsheviks.

 

[August 18th, 1917] The paper's man in Petrograd quite understands why it is necessary to send the ex-Tsar to Siberia (Daily Telegraph).

 

[August 19th, 1917] Lenin writes an article against pro-war socialists ('defencists') and claims the Bolsheviks' task is now "to take power and to proclaim ourselves the government in the name of peace, land for the peasants, and the convocation of the Constituent Assembly"

 

[August 19, 1917] Basile Kroupensky, the Russian ambassador in Japan who expressed gratitude for U.S. support during World War I, The Sunday Oregonian, August 19, 1917

 

[August 21st, 1917] Russia: German troops capture Riga, a major Russian port on the Baltic Sea.

 

[August 25th- 27th, 1917] Russia: Provisional Government convenes State Conference in Moscow.

 

[August 27th, 1917] Russia: At the conference, Kornilov declares his intention to rid Petrograd of revolutionaries.

Told you so, Kerensky.

 

[September 1st, 1917] Kornilov demands that Kerensky allow him to reassign his army to Petrograd. Kerensky refuses. The German army breaks through Russian lines, a fact used in the propaganda drive around Kornilov’s preparation for a coup.

 

[September 4th, 1917] Petrograd: Several grand dukes are arrested for allegedly plotting counter-revolution.

 

[September 4th, 1917] Russia: Kerensky, thinking he has reached agreement for dictatorship, now asks Kornilov to send a Cavalry corps to Petrograd in order to introduce martial law. Kornilov pauses.

 

[September 5th, 1917] Riga: The Russian Twelfth Army succeeds in escaping annihilation, retreating to Wenden. Riga falls to General von Hutier's Eighth Army, which has suffered only forty-two hundred casualties in the offensive. Russian losses are twenty-five thousand.


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[September 7th, 1917] General Kornilov starts to move troops on Petrograd.

 

[September 8th, 1917] Russia: Second coalition government ends.

 

[September 8th- 12th, 1917] "Kornilov mutiny". Begins when the commander-in-chief of the Russian army, General Lavr Kornilov, demands (or is believed by Kerensky to demand) that the government give him all civil and military authority and moves troops against Petrograd. 

 

[September 9, 1917] The Sunday Oregonian: Boris Alexandrovich Bakhmeteff, Russian Provisional Government ambassador to the United States.

 

[September 10th, 1917] Petrograd: Kerensky dismisses army chief Kornilov, who says he will march on Petrograd and overthrow regime.

 

[September 10th, 1917] Russia: Kornilov's movement collapses.

 

[September 12th, 1917] Russia: The Soviet announces that Kornilov has been defeated, his army completely demoralized.

 

[September 13th, 1917] Russia: The Petrograd Soviet votes for the transfer of power to the working class by an overwhelming majority. The Mensheviks and SRs demand a second vote, pressuring delegates to overturn the decision. It is ratified again: by 279 votes to 115 with 51 abstentions.

 

[September 13th, 1917] Russia: Majority of deputies of the Petrograd Soviet approve a Bolshevik resolution for an all-socialist government excluding the bourgeoisie.

 

[September 14th, 1917] Russia: Kerensky organizes Directory as temporary substitute for cabinet.

 

[September 14th, 1917] Russia is declared a republic by the Provisional Government.

 

[September 15th, 1917] A joint session of all Soviets in Finland (a territory of Russia) vote on a Soviet Government: 700 to 13. The Bolshevik party position on the right of nationalities to secede from Russia is well known, and in less than 2 months Finland would gain its independence.

 

[September 16th, 1917] France – "The La Courtine ‘Massacre’": Loyal Russian troops (3rd Brigade) with 75mm mle 1897 battery storm La Courtine internment camp to suppress mutinous Bolshevik 1st Brigade (Globa), 200 miles south of Paris.

Not necessarily in Russia, but still directly related to the Revolution.

 

[September 17th, 1917] Trotsky and other Bolshevik leaders are released from prison after massive public pressure. Kerensky attempts to disband the Military Revolutionary Committee; it refuses.

 

[September 18th, 1917] The Moscow Soviet announces its support for a Soviet Government (355 - 254 votes). At a Congress of Soviets of Siberia, held in Krasnoyarsk, the Soviet renews its pledge of support for the Bolshevik party.


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