Union of October 17


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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Union of October 17

 

in Russia, a counterrevolutionary party that united the upper strata of the commercial and industrial bourgeoisie and the pomeshchiki (landowners) with large landholdings. The union was established in November 1905, after the publication of the tsarist Manifesto of October 17, 1905.

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