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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.

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.

Russia’s February Revolution Begins. On March 8, 1917, the female factory workers of Petrograd began striking and rioting in response to food shortages and government oppression. Other Petrograd residents soon joined in the demonstrations, which forced Czar Nicholas II to abdicate a week later.

Russia’s February Revolution Begins. On March 8, 1917, the female factory workers of Petrograd began striking and rioting in response to food shortages and government oppression. Other Petrograd residents soon joined in the demonstrations, which forced Czar Nicholas II to abdicate a week later.

WWI, 18 Feb 1917; Early Victims of the Russian Revolution, Petrograd.

WWI, 18 Feb 1917; Early Victims of the Russian Revolution, Petrograd.

The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

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Petrograd, Russia: Bolshevik fighters pose atop a truck captured during the Great October Socialist Revolution, November 7, 1917.

Petrograd, Russia: Bolshevik fighters pose atop a truck captured during the Great October Socialist Revolution, November 7, 1917.