April Demonstration of 1917

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April Demonstration of 1917

 

a protest demonstration by the workers and soldiers of Petrograd on April 20–21 (May 3–4) against the antipopular policies of the bourgeois Provisional Government of Russia; part of the April Crisis of 1917.

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