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1st August 1914
Germany declares war on Russia
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August 1914
Suspension of Fourth Duma
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June 1915
Duma reconvened, Progressive Bloc formed in Duma
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August 1915
Nicholas II makes himself Commander-In-Chief of Russian armies
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December 1916
Assassination of Rasputin by group of aristocrats
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18th February 1917
Strikes at Putilov factories in Petrograd
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23rd February 1917
International Women's Day - beginning of widespread workers' demonstrations
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25th February 1917
General strike
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27th February 1917
Unofficial meeting of committee of Duma coincides with first meeting of Petrograd Soviet
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28th February 1917
Nicholas II prevented from returning to Petrograd
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1st March 1917
Soviet 'Order Number I' issued
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2nd March 1917
Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II
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3rd March
Provisional Government publicly declared - led by Prince Lvov, formed from Duma committee
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4th April 1917
Lenin's 'April Theses' issued, on day after his return to Petrograd
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May 1917
Provisional Government re-organised: Kerensky new Minister for War
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3rd - 6th July 1917
July Days
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8th July 1917
Kerensky became Prime Minister
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18th July 1917
Kornilov became Commander-In-Chief
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August 1917
German advance, Petrograd threatened, Bolshevik prisoners released to help resistance, Kornilov began march on Petrograd
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26th August - 1st September 1917
Resistance of Petrograd workers, Kornilov forced to abandon march
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25th September 1917
Bolshevik majority in Petrograd Soviet, Trotsky elected as Chairman
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10th October 1917
Bolshevik central Committee committed to armed revolution
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12th October 1917
Military Revolutionary Committee set up by Petrograd Soviet
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23rd October 1917
Lenin instructs Bolsheviks to move against government
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24th - 25th October 1917
Bolsheviks seize control of Petrograd
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25th - 26th October 1917
Kerensky flees, Bolsheviks seize control of Winter Palace
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26th October 1917
Sovnarkom established with Lenin as Chairman
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27th October 1917
Lenin announces Bolshevik seizure of power to Congress of Soviets, claiming was in their name
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