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The Provisional Government
March 1917, Russia ceased to be an empire and the
Tsar's empire had resulted in Russia becoming a
republic. In place of the Tsar's government there was
now a provisional government. It was made up by
members of the State Duma. It was simply Interim
Government, until…

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The provisional government was unstable from the
beginning which meant it had no ammunition to achieve
a powerful government. After Tsar Nicholas II's
abdication, there needed to be an emergency
reassertion of authority, so the provisional government
was created. Russia was in the middle of world war 1
when the…

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Russia was accepting foreign loans from Britain and
France because Russia was stuck in financial difficulty,
however, this impacted on the Provisional Governments
downfall as the loans meant that Russia had to be kept
in the War in order for the loans to be continued. In
order to pay for…


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