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Nicholas and Alexandra Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3: Chapter 27 Summary

Robert K. Massie
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Part 3: Chapter 27 Summary and Analysis

The first week of March 1917, had winter in Petrograd with freezing soldiers listening to news of the front, women standing in long bread lines and unemployed workers milling around the city. The previous week, Kerensky had called for the removal of the Tsar even if it means using terrorist's methods at a meeting of the Duma. Since this was treason under Russian law, Protopopov began proceedings to prosecute Kerensky, which meant Kerensky had to be deprived of his immunity.

The huge wartime loss of men meant the farms were not feeding the people and there were shortages of food and fuel. The Russian railroad had diminished during the war that made it harder to transport food and fuel. The shortages led to higher prices. Amidst all of this misery, revolutionaries had no definite plans. Lenin was still living in Zurich. On March 8, there...

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