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FEBRUARY 1917: THE REAL RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

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CIA-RDP78-03061A000400010005-3
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S
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3
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December 22, 2016
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June 28, 2012
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5
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Publication Date: 
September 12, 1966
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REPORT
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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/06/28: CIA-RDP78-03061A000400010005-3
FEBRUARY 1917: THE REAL
RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
1. The Bolsheviks did not overthrow the Tsar; that was done by masses
of workers, with spontaneous participation of soldiers and liberal politi-
cal leaders, -- when the Bolshevik leaders were in exile and not even
expecting a revolution at that time.
2. This liberal revolution, the "February Revolution," culminated a