T1: Problems facing the Provisional Government

  • Created by: gemshort
  • Created on: 18-01-18 11:52

The day after its formation, the Provisional Government announced:

  • An amnesty for all political and religious prisoners
  • Freedom of speech and freedom of the press
  • The right to strike and organise trade unions
  • The outlawing of discrimination on social, religious or national grounds
  • The abolition of the Okhrana (secret police)
  • Immediate preparations for a Constituent Assembly
  • All national and local elections would be by secret ballot and universal suffrage
  • No soldiers from the Petrograd garrison would be sent to fight in WII


  • War
    The Provisional Government wanted an offensive war to gain land…


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