Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Russian Provisional Government, 1917


Related Topics

In the News (Tue 2 Sep 14)

  
  Russian Revolution of 1917, series of events in imperial Russia that culminated in 1917 with the establishment of the ...
Actually, the liberals of the Provisional Government realized that power in the constituent assembly would pass from their hands to the various socialist parties, and that their only hope of retaining it was to wait for an Allied victory in the war.
The first was the government's policy of postponing for future determination by a constituent assembly the solution of such pressing problems as economic disorganization, the continued food crisis, industrial reforms, redistribution of land to peasants, and the growth of counterrevolutionary forces.
Some land committees were dissolved by the government; the death penalty, abolished during the first days of the revolution, was restored in the fighting zones although not enforced; and the convocation of the constituent assembly was postponed to the end of November.
www.emayzine.com /lectures/russianrev.html   (4539 words)

  
 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.
Until the Russian Constituent Assembly was disbanded, the Bolshevik government was called "provisional".
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   (698 words)

  
 February Revolution of 1917
Empire, which led to the collapse of the tsarist regime and the inauguration of a democratic, republican government.
On Russian ethnic territory the revolution was primarily a social one; on non-Russian territories it was mainly a national revolution.
Government soon lost its influence in Ukraine, and its functions were assumed by the
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /pages/F/E/FebruaryRevolutionof1917.htm   (467 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.
Although not formally designated a "provisional government," the Second Continental Congress served as the de facto provisional government of the United States from the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in July 1776, until the ratification of the Articles of Confederation effective March 1, 1781.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provisional_government   (514 words)

  
 Mike Haynes: Was there a parliamentary alternative in Russia in 1917? (Part 1)
The Provisional government was a reforming government supporting a Constituent Assembly based on universal suffrage; universal suffrage in local elections implemented in 1917; the abolition of racial and religious discrimination; freedom for religion; freedom of speech and assembly; the right to strike; soldiers to be citizens in uniform.
Indeed the Provisional government boasted to the Allies that it had prevented Russian exit from the war in spring 1917 and that “the greatest number of German divisions throughout the war was concentrated on the Russian front during the summer of 1917”.
Russia in 1917 therefore presented the paradox of a political society where at the national level the argument was that elections had to be postponed while at the local municipal level perfectly adequate, if not on occasion model, electoral procedures were in place which built on the Municipal Electoral Statue of 15 April 1917.
www.marxists.de /russrev/haynes/parlalt1.htm   (9729 words)

  
 The Russian Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The caution of the Provisional Government and moderates in the Soviet – shown in their painstaking preparations for the Constituent Assembly and the Soviet's refusal to take power – had backfired.
The breakdown of the Provisional Government in Petrograd was accompanied by a breakdown of order in general throughout much of the rest of the country, culminating in a massive peasant revolution in the countryside.
By the fall of 1917, however, the Bolsheviks had become the majority in the Petrograd and Moscow Soviets, along with many others in the industrialised regions of the country.
www.amherst.edu /~daschaich/writings/academic/russia.html   (3638 words)

  
 Provisional Government
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)

  
 WAS THERE A PARLIAMENTARY ALTERNATIVE IN RUSSIA IN 1917?
The programme of the Provisional government therefore 'was a charter of democratic freedoms, not a programme for the transformation of society'.
Shingarev, the first Provisional government minister of agriculture, said in May that he was receiving 100 telegrams a day about the arbitrary rule of peasant committees and the threat to private land ownership.
The Provisional government (and indeed in the past the Cadets) argued that it had nothing in principle against land redistribution provided it was supported by the Constituent Assembly and went through proper channels.
pubs.socialistreviewindex.org.uk /isj76/haynes.htm   (20664 words)

  
 Civil and Political History of the Russian Revolution
Russian Conference of the future of Poland is held.
Provisional Government issues a proclamation stating that they cannot become neutral because the prospects of peace in Europe are non-existent.
Russian Provisional Government faces a vote of confidence, which it narrowly passes.
www.russianwarrior.com /1917_polithist.htm   (1176 words)

  
 Provisional All-Russian Government
Until the convocation of the All-Russian Constituent Assembly the All-Russian Provisional Government is the single repository of supreme power throughout the Russian State.
The restoration of fighting efficiency and of a single Russian army free from the influence of political parties and subordinate, through its supreme command, to the Provisional All-Russian Government..
Complete non-interference by the military authorities in the sphere of civil administration, with the exception of places in the theatre of military operations or declared by government decree to be subject to martial law, where this is dictated by dire state necessity.
www.uea.ac.uk /his/webcours/russia/documents/ufimtsy.shtml   (922 words)

  
 The Latvian Liberals and the Federative Tradition During the 1917 Revolution - Andrew Ezergailis
Latvian politics in 1917 had several peculiarities, and therefore in its analysis one must avoid the conceptualizations used in analyzing Anglo-Saxon politics or French politics of the nineteenth century which are predicated on the existence of a right to left political spectrum.
The Provisional Government was greeted as the bearer of a new age, as the instrument of a democratic and free Russia.
As long as the Provisional Government was willing to uphold civil liberties, the process of agitation for a federative Russia could not be stopped, yet the government at the same time insisted that the autonomy of nationalities, that is federative Russia, was a separate question from civil liberties.
www.lituanus.org /1971/71_3_02.htm   (9350 words)

  
 Glossary22-99
Bolshevik leader of the Russian Social Democratic Party; advocate for violent Revolution; issued his "April Theses"; July 1917, Lenin is forced to flee to Finland, but returned, and signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
Issued on April 20, 1917 by Lenin and stated, contrary to popular Marxist belief, that bourgeois revolution was not needed and that Russia could directly move to socialism.
The Russian word for "assembly", the Duma was the lower house of the Russian Parliament, which was created by Nicholas II.
www.historyteacher.net /EuroProjects/DBQ1998-1999/Glossary22-99.htm   (556 words)

  
 Palo Alto Online Palo Alto Weekly: The treasures at the Hoover (April 5, 2006)
They had been sent to Stanford in 1926 by a friend of Basil Maklakoff, the ambassador to France of the Russian Provisional Government in 1917.
When the Bolsheviks took power in the Russian Revolution, Maklakoff sealed and hid the Paris files of the former tsarist secret police, the Okhrana.
The Hoover Archives may be most famous for its Russian collection, but the archives cover much of the 20th century, including the turmoil in China leading to the Chinese revolution.
www.paloaltoonline.com /weekly/story.php?story_id=858   (939 words)

  
 The Russian Revolution 1914-1921 - Bibliography Part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Wildman, A.K. 'The February Revolution in the Russian Army', Soviet Studies, vol.
Radkey, O.H. The Election to the Russian Constituent Assembly of 1917
Duval 'Yakov M. Sverdlov and the All-Russian Central Executive Committee of the Soviet.
www2.warwick.ac.uk /fac/arts/history/undergrad/modules/hi317/part2   (1470 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.