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The Declaration of the Provisional Government


What decision were made:

 

  • Proclamation of the republic

 

  • Amnesty to all political prisoners

 

  • Provision of democratic freedoms

 

  • Self-governmental army

 

  • Organization of the People's Militia

 

  • The abolition of all classes

 

  • Cancellation of national and religious restrictions

 

  • The convening of a constituent assembly

 

  • Selection of local self-government

 

What was missed:

 

  • Nothing about the war and the requirements of the democratic world

 

  • The requirements about the transfer of land to the peasants

 

  • On the introduction of  8-hour working day