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LEAFLETS during Russian Revolution
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
Let the All-Russian Soviet take all power’
July 4, 1917
“Comrade Workers and Soldiers of Petrograd, now that the counter-revolutionary bourgeoisie has clearly come out in opposition to the revolution, let the All-Russian Soviet of Workers’, Soldiers’ and Peasants’ Deputies take the entire power into its own hands.
“This is the will of the revolutionary population of Petro- grad, and it has the right to make its will known through a peaceful and organized demonstration to the Executive Committees of the AllRussian Soviets of Workers’, Soldiers’ and Peasants’ Deputies now in session.
“Long live the will of the revolutionary workers and revo lutionary soldiers!
“Long live the power of the Soviets!
“The coalition government is bankrupt: it has fallen to pieces without having been able to perform the tasks for which it was formed. Gigantic and most difficult problems
confront the revolution. A new power is needed which will, in conjunction with the revolutionary proletariat, the revolutionary army and the revolutionary peasantry, resolutely set about consolidating and extending the peoples’ conquests. This power can only be that of the Soviets of Workers’, Soldiers’ and Peasants’ Deputies.
“Yesterday, the revolutionary garrison of Petrograd and the workers came out to proclaim: ‘All power to the Soviet!’ We urge that this movement that has broken out in the regiments and the factories should be turned into a peaceful and organized expression of the will of all the workers, soldiers and peasants of Petrograd.
Central Committee, R.S.D.L.P.
Petrograd Committee, R.S.D.L.P.
Mezhrayonny Committee, R.S.D.L.P.
Army Organization of the C.C., R.S.D.L.P. Commission of the Workers’ Section, Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies
Published in A.G. Shlyapnikov Semnadtsatyi god, volume 4, 1931, pp. 259-260, 263.