Moscow Soviet of Workers Deputies

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Moscow Soviet of Workers’ Deputies


formed on Mar. 1 (14), 1917, on the initiative of Moscow workers. From September 1917 the Bolsheviks held a stable majority in the soviet. On October 25 (November 7) the joint plenum of the Moscow soviet of workers’ deputies adopted a Bolshevik resolution and elected a revolutionary military committee, which directed the armed uprising in Moscow.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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