Russka: The Novel of Russia - Chapters 11, 12, Epilogue, pgs. 895 - 945 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11, 12, Epilogue, pgs. 895 - 945 Summary

On March 2, 1917, the duma unseats the tsar. With the tsar at the front, the empress is ruling with the help of Rasputin. Rasputin is murdered in December 1916. There are strikes and demonstrations in February and the tsar orders the dissolution of the duma. The duma refuses and demands the abdication of the tsar.

The Petrograd Soviet begins to issue orders as Nicolai learns from Alexander. In July, Boris Romanov takes over the estate house in Russia. Kerensky is head of the provisional government. He finds the old papers of the Bobrovs, which contains a letter signed by Peter Suvorin.

By November of 1917, Lenin and the Bolsheviks are in power. Popov tells Mrs. Suvorin how they did it. He assures her that Lenin isn't a dictator and that elections will be held. She tells Popov not to visit...

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