The February Revolution 1917.

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What was happening on the same day as the February Revolution?
International Women's Day (23rd February).
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By what date was Petrograd paralysed due to the February Revolution?
25th February.
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List some of the demonstrators.
Women, defected soldiers and Putilov Works workers.
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What were protests about?
Food shortages, political issues and war miseries.
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Where was the Tsar at the start of the February Revolution?
At his military HQ in Mogilov, 400 miles from Petrograd.
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How was the Tsar notified of issues in Petrograd?
He recieved letters from his wife Empress Alexandra.
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Who did the Tsar call upon to stop demonstrations in Petrograd?
The Petrograd garrison commander General Khabalov.
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What couldn't General Khabalov do to stop demonstrations in Petrograd?
Couldn't use Martial Law as it couldn't be enforced due to his lack of troops and remaining reliable troops.
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When was the Provisional Government formed?
27th February.
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Where did the Provisional Government and Petrograd Soviet meet?
Tauride Palace.
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What political party set up the Petrograd Soviet?
Mensheviks.
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What became the de facto government of Russia?
Provisional Government.
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What did Lenin call the dual authority?
The Provisional Government and Petrograd Soviet.
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When did the dual authority summone a constituent assembly with its newspaper?
28th February.
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Who advised the Tsar that only an abdication could save the Russia monarchy?
Rodzianko.
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When the Tsar returned to Petrograd on 28th February, where was he diverted to by defected soldiers?
Pskov a depot 100 miles away.
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Who else besides Rodzianko advised abdication?
Stavka generals.
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When did the Tsar sign the decree of abdication?
2nd March.
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Who did the Tsar pass the title on to?
His brother Michael.
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What did Michael do in response to his brother's offering?
Declined it as it wasn't offered to him via the constituent assembly.
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