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Note: This is the second of two articles written for 'Marxism Today' by Andrew Rothstein on the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. The title of this one is 'The March Revolution'. In this website and associated material we refer to this as the FEBRUARY revolution i.e we have used the Julian calendar then in use in Russia until January 1918.
Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML) Reference: PHOTO_SUB_SOVIET_UNION_1917_REVOLUTION+CIVIL_WAR_PERIOD
DUAL POWER (February-October 1917)
Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
THE JULY OFFENSIVE AND THE JULY DAYS
By 1917 a vast number of women were working in factories replacing conscripted men. On February 23rd 1917 (March 8th in our Gregorian calendar), International Women’s Day was marked by strikes and huge demonstrations of...
The day after his arrival in Petrograd at the Finland station, Lenin published an important document, known as the April Theses. Here are the main points: