Podcast investigating the question ‘why were there two revolutions in Russia in 1917?’ Various challenges face the historian in coming to terms with the two Russian revolutions in 1917, chief among these being the difficulty in identifying where power actually lay in the Russian state, who had the authority to govern and who was able to implement decisions effectively. Three pressing issued faced any Russian government in 1917: bread, land, peace. How these issues were handled had important consequences for the revolutionary direction taken by Russian politics.
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