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February Revolution

Barricades in Petrograd, Russia, during the February Revolution (1917). After the February Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II was forced to give up his throne to make room for a provisional government.

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"Alexei getting a piggyback ride from the commander of the Standart, Nikolai Sablin ~ Nikolai himself served in Standart between 1906 and 1914. In 1914 Sablin became the naval Aide de camp to Tsar Nicholas II and later in World War I commanded a battalion of the Russian Guard. He was dismissed from service after the February Revolution and joined the White Russian forces in Ukraine. Died in Paris. Before death he left his memories about Nikolay II and his family"

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Two revolutions, the first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in...

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from Alternative History

Russian Empire (Imperial States of America)

Russian Empire (Imperial States of America) - Alternative History Protests during the Revolution of 1917

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Russian Revolution, 1917 Photograph - Russian Revolution, 1917 Fine Art Print -This Day in History: Mar 8, 1917: February Revolution begins http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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Dismantling of the Tsar Nicholas II statue - Moscow (1918) The dismantling of Tsarist symbols and monuments became a priority of the Bolsheviks upon their accent to power. This was done to remove all traces of the old regime and to strip Russia of its “old values” which were deemed as a barrier to the expansion of communism.

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The Russian Revolution: the overthrow of the Tsar, March 1917. Military personnel and civilians reading news-sheets issued by the Duma after the Tsar'’s abdication.

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