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  Russian Provisional Government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Provisional Government was formed in Petrograd after the deterioration of the Russian Empire and the tsar's abdication.
As a compromise, a provisional government was formed that was to lead the country to elections for a constituent assembly.
Below is the text of the public announcement of the formation of the Provisional Government which was published in Izvestiia the day after its formation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Russian_Provisional_Government,_1917   (693 words)

 Provisional government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provisional governments often occur as the result of a revolution or in wartime when an occupied nation or territory has been liberated or, conversely, when a government has been deposed by an invading army.
Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (1919) - established in exile based in Shanghai, China and later in Chongqing, during the Japanese occupation of Korea.
In France the Provisional Government of the Republic was established by the Free French Forces under Charles de Gaulle after the liberation of the country from the Nazis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provisional_government   (459 words)

 Provisional Government of the Second French Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Provisional government was actually only the first of three different provisional executives that succeeded one another in France in 1848, until the election of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte as constitutional president in December, 1848.
As a compromise, the Provisional government declared that they "desired" the republic, subject to ratification by a national assembly, but insurgents and the public at large took the decision as a proclamation of the republic.
Meanwhile, the provisional government also officially adopted the hallowed principles of liberty, equality and fraternity, abolished titles of nobility, opened the national guard to all adult males, and, to assuage fears that a new Terror would accompany the new republic, proclaimed the end of the death penalty for political offenses.
cscwww.cats.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/dh/frprogov.htm   (1221 words)

 Glossary of Organisations: Pr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The provisional government was born by decision of the Duma, which on the 27th of February, formed the Provisional Committee of Duma Members.
The Provisional Government responded by pushing the Foreign Minister Milyukov and War Minister Guchkov out of the government, and made a proposal to the Petrograd Soviet to form a coalition government, while Russia's participation in the war raged on.
The Minsters of the Provisional Government fled the country, some of who later assisted the United States, France, Britain, and Japan in the invasion of the R.S.F.S.R. during the Civil Wars of 1918-1922.
www.marxists.org /glossary/orgs/p/r.htm   (828 words)

 RUSNET.NL :: Encyclopedia :: P :: Provisional Government
On October 25, 1917 the workers, soldiers, and peasantry of Russia combined with the Bolshevik party and toppled the Provisional Government.
The sections of the army loyal to the provisional government refused to suppress the revolts, and instead did nothing or turned sides to the revolution.
The Ministers of the Provisional Government fled the country, some of who later assisted the United States, France, Britain, and Japan in the invasion of the R.S.F.S.R. during the Civil Wars of 1918-1922.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/p/print/provisional_government.shtml   (341 words)

 Provisional Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The composition of the new government is extraordinarily moderate in the circumstances.
But now the Provisional Government declares, in this moment those elements of the Russian nation, those groups and parties who have dared to lift their hands against the free will of the Russian people, at the same time threatening to open the front to Germany, must be liquidated.
Pavel Manlyantovich was Minister of Justice in the Provisional Government.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /RUSprovisional.htm   (3484 words)

 The Provisional Government
Based in the capital, Petrograd, the Provisional Government was first led by Rodzyanko and was formed in response to the fear that the old tsarist government in Petrograd would call in frontline troops to put down the rebellion that had occurred in the city.
It was immediately recognised as the legitimate government of Russia by the Allies – not necessarily because they approved of the collapse of the Romanovs, but because they needed the Russians to keep open the Eastern Front so that the German Army was split and thus weakened.
But none of these got to grips with the immediate problems that Russia was experiencing and the leaders of the Provisional Government argued amongst themselves as to the way ahead.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /provisional_government1.htm   (489 words)

 The Provisional Government
The Provisional Government is the name given to the government that led Russia from March 1917 to November 1917.
The Provisional Government had one major disadvantage: its leaders - especially Kerensky - were associated with the middle class.
The Provisional Government had to overcome two challenges to its authority : one was called the July Days and the other was the Kornilov Affair.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /provisional_government.htm   (726 words)

 Iran - The Provisional Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the time the provisional government of Bazargan had acceded to power, these komitehs, usually attached to local mosques, were reluctant to surrender to the central government any of the wide-ranging powers they had assumed.
The Revolutionary Council remained independent of the provisional government and undertook actions, or sanctioned those actions carried out by the revolutionary committees, that were in conflict with the policies pursued by the Bazargan cabinet.
Inevitably, the provisional government, which wanted to reestablish the authority of the central government, would come into conflict with the komitehs and the proliferation of revolutionary organizations.
countrystudies.us /iran/90.htm   (477 words)

 Provisional Government
The Provisional Government's main mistake was to carry on the war.
The Provisional Government had no control of the army and had to ask the Bolsheviks to help it.
Kerensky was unable to establish and maintain control in Russia arguably because of his determination to continue the war in the teeth of popular hostility, and because of his inability to provide land for the peasants and food for the population as a whole.
www.johndclare.net /Russ4.htm   (797 words)

 First World War.com - Primary Documents - Announcement of the First Provisional Government, 3 March 1917
On 2 March the new Russian Provisional Government was formed on the same day that ousted Tsar Nicholas II formally signed his Decree of Abdication.
Reproduced below is the text of the public announcement of the formation of the Provisional Government, and which was published in Izvestiia on the following day.
A "pal's battalion" was comprised of soldiers raised in the same locality with the promise they would serve with their friends for the duration of the war.
www.firstworldwar.com /source/firstprovgovt.htm   (425 words)

 Pres. Cleveland's message regarding the illegal overthrow of Hawaii
Fair-minded people with the evidence before them will hardly claim that the Hawaiian Government was overthrown by the people of the islands or that the provisional government had ever existed with their consent.
The provisional government has not assumed a republican or other constitutional form, but has remained a mere executive council or oligarchy, set up without the assent of the people.
The members of the provisional government and their supporters, though not entitled to extreme sympathy, have been led to their present predicament of revolt against the Government of the Queen by the indefensible encouragement and assistance of our diplomatic representative.
www.freehawaii.org /cleveldec93.html   (3750 words)

 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Provisional Government Leaders Seek to Reduce Political Volatility in Kyrgyzstan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The provisional government’s ability to shape media coverage during the campaign is greater than that ever enjoyed by Akayev, argued one veteran journalist, Yrysbek Omurzakov, editor of the weekly Tribuna.
Tribuna is one of a handful of newspapers that remains critical of the provisional government.
Supporters of the provisional government say Tribuna’s criticisms are generally politically motivated, as the publication is closely associated with a political rival of Bakiyev.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/insight/articles/eav062005.shtml   (1158 words)

 POST OFFICE IN PARADISE - Provisional Government Issue
Hawaii's new leaders created a provisional government and sought quick annexation to the United States but politics in America got in the way when a new administration was inaugurated, sympathetic to the Hawaiian royalty.
As the weeks passed, it became evident the provisional government would need to govern rather than be a temporary caretaker.
Late in 1896, the government gave notice that remaining stocks would be removed from sale at the Post Office on December 31 and destroyed.
www.hawaiianstamps.com /provisional.html   (1260 words)

 Laws and Ordinances by the Provisional Government of Texas
An ordinance and decree to raise a loan f or the use of the provisional government of Texas.
An ordinance and decree prescribing the manner in which all claims held against the Provisional Government of Texas, of any kind whatever, by the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates of the volunteer army of the people, shall be presented for payment and also to prevent fraud and imposition upon the Government.
An act entitled an act to compel all government officers to receive the promissory notes of the government for all dues that may accrue to them in the discharge of the duties of.
www.tamu.edu /ccbn/dewitt/govproceedings.htm   (7465 words)

 Other medals - Provisional Government
Instituted on 14 January 1831 by the Provisional Government to be awarded to patriots "who secured the emancipation of the country" and for distinguished dedication in "making the cause of liberty triumphant".
Three classes were foreseen, the 1st class in gold and having a 40 mm diameter, the 2nd class identical but with a 30 mm diameter and the 3rd class in sterling silver, 30 mm in diameter.
However, shortly after its inception, the newly founded decoration was scrapped as it was deemed that the Provisional Government did not have the legal authority to create such an award and a law, voted on 28 May of the same year prevented any awards.
users.skynet.be /hendrik/eng/B-OthProvGov.html   (231 words)

 Oregon's Provisional Government
Most of the offices established in 1841 were vacant by 1843, as the probate government had no particular power outside divvying up the estates of the recently deceased in the event that they left no will or heirs.
In the spring of 1849, Joe Lane of Indiana, President Polk's choice as Oregon governor, stood on the balcony of William Holmes' Rose Farm and proclaimed Oregon to legally be under the jurisdiction of the United States.
The Provisional Government created at Champoeg was out of business, but it had done a credible job of steering Oregon in its evolution from a British-dominated territory to a full part of the United States.
www.endoftheoregontrail.org /road2oregon/sa31provgovt.html   (1674 words)

Such a provisional government, as hypothesised by Abaya, would come to power in a peaceful way and as a consequence of a series of events, would then cause the collapse of the current government.
Guiding the provisional government would be representatives of the entire socila structure, including members of the minority Muslim population in the Philippines, the financial community, the communists, the police and the armed forces.
It's important to note that the idea of a provisional government and changes at the top using extra-constitutional means are not new in the recent history of the Philippines.
www.adnki.com /index_2Level_English.php?cat=Politics&loid=8.0.277621676&par=0   (730 words)

 Louis Riel's Biography -  The Provisional Government
On November 23, Riel proposed the formation of a provisional government to replace the Council of Assiniboia.
From that moment, Riel's Provisional Government became legitimate, for the Company lost all authority as of December 1 and Canada acquired none since it had not paid anything.
On December 10, Riel's Provisional Government's flag flew on the flag pole at Fort Garry.
www.shsb.mb.ca /Riel/eprovisoi.htm   (426 words)

 Russian Provisional Government, 1917   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a a provisional government was formed that was lead the country to elections for a assembly.
When Tsar Nicholas II abdicated on March 15 and his brother Grand Duke Michael refused the throne the next day provisional government formally ruled Russia but its was effectively limited by the growing authority the Petrograd Soviet.
The provisional government succeeded in organising the but failed to end Russia's involvement in World War I thereby weakening its popularity among Russia's people.
www.freeglossary.com /Russian_Provisional_Government,_1917   (419 words)

 Iraqcoalition.org: Homepage of The New Iraq
The establishment of a stable, democratic government in Iraq is a key step in the global war on terror, according to Secretary of State Colin Powell.
In June 15 testimony before the House Government Reform Committee, Rodman said that despite the progress that has been made in rebuilding the infrastructure and political and economic institutions, "there is still some hardship and uncertainty.
However, the agricultural sector needs time and Iraqi government leadership to expand beyond its current state, which is "technologically still in the 1980s," said H. Lee Schalz, testifying June 16 before the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee on the status of agriculture and food needs in Iraq.
www.cpa-iraq.org   (987 words)

 Provisional Government - The disturbing extension of U.S. rule in Iraq. By Christopher Hitchens
Provisional Government - The disturbing extension of U.S. rule in Iraq.
The debate over an Iraqi provisional government, however, seems to me to be important in a way that is independent of any stray or random, or indeed any recently verifiable, set of facts.
This is not to say they ignored clear warning signs that after the Baathist government collapsed nothing in Iraq would work; we don't have many precedents for this kind of situation, after all.
www.slate.com /id/2083643   (2245 words)

 New Provisional Government of Iraq.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Also, Melchizedek is the rightful government over all monotheistic believers based on that blessing from the righteous king of peace, including Muslims who claim Abraham as their forefather, the father of many monotheistic nations.
The New Provisional Government of Iraq, a dominion of Melchizedek adopted the constitution and laws of Melchizedek and will appoint a provisional prime minister to lead the new government until a president can be elected.
Kindly direct any questions regarding the new government to the Head of the House of Elders of the Dominion of Melchizedek, Tzemach "Ben" David Netzer Korem by e-mailing to tzemach@melchizedek.com Your support and contributions to the New Provisional Government of Iraq are very much needed in order for this endeavor to succeed.
www.melchizedek.com /press/iraq.htm   (363 words)

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The Government of the United States of America, therefore, on the basis of its assurances given at the Crimea Conference, hereby establishes diplomatic relations with the Polish Provisional Government of national unity.
The new Polish Provisional Government of national unity has informed me in a written communication that it has recognized in their entirety the decisions of the Crimea Conference on the Polish question.
His Majesty's Government welcome the establishment of the Polish Provisional Government of national unity as an important step towards fulfillment of the decisions regarding Poland embodied in the declaration on Poland issued by the Crimea Conference.
www.ibiblio.org /pha/policy/1945/450705a.html   (654 words)

 Iraq: Pachachi Says Iraqi Provisional Government One Way To Speed Handover Of
Pachachi, one of the most influential members of the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council (ICG), spoke to RFE/RL yesterday as CPA head L. Paul Bremer arrived in Washington for urgent talks on resolving the problem of security and governance in the chaotic post-Hussein nation.
Pachachi says a provisional Iraqi government would establish the solid foundation needed before moving forward with work on a constitution and popular elections: "The idea, which seems to be gaining ground, is that we should have a provisional government within a clear legal frame.
Asked whether the Governing Council has the authority to appoint a provisional government, Pachachi turns again to Resolution 1551, which states that the ICG is the principal body of the Iraqi interim administration and "embodies the sovereignty of the State of Iraq during the transitional period."
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/iraq/2003/11/iraq-031112-rferl-183017.htm   (847 words)

 The Provisional Government
In 1840 a petition was drawn up and sent to Congress which stated that the signers had settled in the Oregon territory in belief that it was the domain of the States, and they they could rely on law and protection; that no protection was being provided.
A committee of seven that was chosen to draft a constitution and by-laws to govern the community south of the Columbia never concluded their task.
Gray was indefatigable in his efforts to set the ground work for the provisional government.
www.oregonpioneers.com /govt.htm   (881 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: U.S. Strikes Also Would Aim at Iraqi Sites Holding Threat to Neighbors, Cohen Says
Opening official ties with a provisional Iraqi government would "pose legal issues that may not be insurmountable but would require very careful consideration," a U.S. official said.
The Sunday Times newspaper reported today that the Iraqi dissident community is putting together a provisional government whose head of state would be an unnamed general still in Iraq.
The U.S. government, which after the 1991 Persian Gulf War spent nearly $100 million on covert aid to Iraqi opposition groups, questions whether the groups have influence in the country and how they would spend the money.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/inatl/longterm/iraq/stories/dissidents021698.htm   (468 words)

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