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Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Russia
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

On March 12, 1917, a revolution broke out in Russia, as a result of which the Emperor Nicholas II abdicated. A Provisional Government under Prince George Lvoff was set up by the Duma, which held office until May 16, 1917, when it was reorganised. On August 6, 1917, a new Cabinet under M. Alexander Kerensky was formed. This too was reorganised on October 8, 1917, and maintained itself until November 7, 1917, when the Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petrograd Soviet seized the government authority, and handed it over the next day to the All-Russian Congress of Soviets.

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Books of Reference

Statistical and Other Books of Reference concerning Russia: 1. Official Publications

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Armenia: Books of Reference concerning Armenia

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Soviet Central Asia: Books of Reference Concerning Central Asia

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Other Asiatic Territory of the Soviet Union: Books of Reference: 1. Official Publications in Russian

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2. Scientific Publications in Russian

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