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  2. Remember, no colonialism: Why Russia did not participate in ...

    The future chairman of the State Duma, Alexander Guchkov, one of the first Russian aviators, Nikolay Popov, and many other renowned people of their time also fought on the side of the Boers. The life of foreign volunteers in Africa was not easy by any means. They were not paid since the rural Boer republics had little money to give.

  3. Failure of the "Kerensky offensive" - Military Review

    Alekseev was also a Februaryist, without his participation they could not have overthrown the autocracy so easily. But, like Guchkov, he did not want the collapse of the army and Russia, so he protested against the "Declaration", and on June 4 he was removed. Brusilov was appointed supreme, hoping for his popularity among the troops.

  4. The complicated relationship between the central bank owners ...

    Alexander Guchkov, the Russian minister of war in the Russian Provision Government after Tsar Nicholas II abdicated in March 1917, told the British military attache General Alfred Knox that “the extreme element consists of Jews and imbeciles.”

  5. Nicholas II of Russia - Wikipedia

    Nicholas II (Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov; [d] 18 May [ O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July 1918) or Nikolai II was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 1 November 1894 until his abdication on 15 March 1917.

  6. The Provisional Government - Saylor Academy

    The Tsar directed the royal train, stopped on March 14 by a group of revolutionaries at Malaya Vishera, back to Petrograd. When the Tsar finally arrived at in Pskov, the Army Chief Ruzsky and the Duma deputees Guchkov and Shulgin suggested in unison that he abdicate the throne.

  7. Rasputin: The Mad Monk of Russia Quiz | People | 15 Questions

    Alexander Guchkov, a Chairman of the Duma, once officially charged Rasputin of being a member of this sect. This had the potential to turn into a very large and highly publicised scandal, and the Tsar had to call for investigations into this "skeleton in the closet."

  8. Central Powers intervention in the Russian Civil War

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  9. Junker mutiny - Wikipedia - Al-Quds University

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  10. Russia in Revolution 1894-1924 Quiz | History | 10 Questions

    Aleksandr Guchkov was the leader of the Octobrist Party during the meetings of the Duma. This party recognised the October Manifesto as a very good foundation for the constitutional monarchy they wished to see enshrined in the Russian Empire and were seen as the more moderate of liberal parties.

  11. RussanRevInfoPacket 2 .pdf - AP European History Russia ...

    One can assert bluntly that the Provisional Gevernment exists only as long as it is allowed to do so by the Soviet.” —The Minister of War Alexander Guchkov, March 9, 1917 The dual authority of the Provisional Government and Petrograd Soviet reflected the divisions between the upper and lower classes.