Crowds on Nevsky Prospekt during the February Revolution in Petrograd, which led to the Russian Revolution and the overthrow of the monarchy, March 1917.

Crowds on Nevsky Prospekt during the February Revolution in Petrograd, which led to the Russian Revolution and the overthrow of the monarchy, March 1917.

Street barricade with artillery during the February 1917 Russian Revolution - (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

Street barricade with artillery during the February 1917 Russian Revolution - (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

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Putilov workers protesting in the streets. At the beginning of February, Petrograd workers began several strikes and demonstrations. On 7 March [O.S. 22 February], workers at Putilov, Petrograd's largest industrial plant, announced a strike.Although some clashes with the Tsar's forces did occur, no one was injured on the opening day. The strikers were fired, and some shops closed, resulting in further unrest at other plants

Putilov workers protesting in the streets. At the beginning of February, Petrograd workers began several strikes and demonstrations. On 7 March [O.S. 22 February], workers at Putilov, Petrograd's largest industrial plant, announced a strike.Although some clashes with the Tsar's forces did occur, no one was injured on the opening day. The strikers were fired, and some shops closed, resulting in further unrest at other plants

the Have-nots are gonna win this! it's hard to listen to you will a straight face....
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February Revolution stamps

February Revolution stamps

The revolution was provoked not only by Russian military failures during the First World War, but also by public dissatisfaction with the way the country was being run on the Home Front. The economic challenges Russia faced fighting a total war also contributed. Image: Wounded Russian soldiers retreating from the front

The revolution was provoked not only by Russian military failures during the First World War, but also by public dissatisfaction with the way the country was being run on the Home Front. The economic challenges Russia faced fighting a total war also contributed. Image: Wounded Russian soldiers retreating from the front

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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in World War 1 History: Mar 12, 1917 Russian army lends support to rebels in February Revolution

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in World War 1 History: Mar 12, 1917 Russian army lends support to rebels in February Revolution

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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.

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