LEAFLETS during Russian Revolution

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A collection of Leaflets 1905 - 1917
partly from “The Voice of the Great Revolution” (in Russian) the book consists of leaflets published by the Bolshevik Party from
February 1917 to November 1920

‘Protests strike blows against our brothers at the front’

July 16-17 (3-4), 1917.

To all workers and soldiers of the city of Petrograd.

Soldier and worker comrades!

Despite the clearly expressed will of all socialist parties without exception, unknown people are calling upon you to go out armed onto the street. This is how they propose that you should protest against the disbanding of regiments which dishonored themselves at the front by criminally abandoning their duty to the revolution.

As the authorized representatives of all Russia’s revolutionary democratic forces, we declare to you:

Army and front organizations demanded the disbandment of regiments at the front, which was carried out by the order of War Minister Comrade A.F. Kerensky, whom we chose.

The protests in defense of the disbanded regiments strike blows against our brothers who are spilling their blood at the front.

We remind the soldier comrades that not one military unit has the right to go out armed without the permission of the commander in chief, who is acting in full agreement with us.

We declare that all those who violate this decision during this so critical time for Russia are traitors and enemies of the revolution.

We will implement this decision by all the means at our disposal.

Bureau of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee of the Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies

Bureau of the All-Russian Executive Committee of Soviets of Peasants’ Deputies.