Russian Feb revolution 1917- AS edexcel- history

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Feb revolution 1917
Soldiers shoot officer commander because didn't want to shoot demonstrators anymore as
they might start shooting own families
Cossacks weren't loyal to Tsar anymore they too wanted bread
Soldiers were told to shoot strikers- sympathised with ordinary people
Tsar didn't react to strikes ­didn't leave the front
100 thousand people striking
Bread was being hidden
Travelling soldiers wanted change
People were fed up with rationing & conditions


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