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Considerate essays constructing the Arctic as a particular area of foreign political, socioeconomic, and environmental significance.

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Even the Petrograd Soviet, commonly credited with having ‘power’, and therefore authority, was swept away by the tide of public opinion. When decisions were made that were not popular, the effect was that the Soviet leadership lost credibility, not that they asserted their authority. Where local leaders were unable to win the support of their constituents, they had almost no coercive measures open to them and were therefore exposed to the vagaries of popular will. 19 This view is 18 19 Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, ‘The problem of power in the February revolution of 1917 in Russia’, Canadian Slavonic Papers 14 (1972), 611–33, p.

Konovalov A. F. Kerensky 25 September MEN PS KAD RD IND KAD SR MEN MEN PS IND SR KAD IND IND IND PROG SR Key to abbreviations in table: IND – Independent, with no party affiliation; NAT – Nationalist Party; SR – Socialist Revolutionary Party; PS – Popular Socialist Party; KAD – Kadet Party; PROG – Progressive Party; MEN – Menshevik Party; RD – Radical Democrat State Controller Interior Welfare PROG N. V. Nekrasov PROG Yurenev KAD A. I. Konovalov KAD Prokopovich A. I. Guchkov War KAD A. F. Kerensky SR P.

49 Such polarised 47 48 49 Kazanskaia rabochaia gazeta 2, 7 April 1917, p. 2. Kazanskaia rabochaia gazeta 27, 13 May 1917. Kazanskaia rabochaia gazeta 71, 7 July 1917, p. 3. 50 In Nizhnii Novgorod, the Town Duma played an integral role in town governance. While the Kazan Duma was regarded as a hangover from the old regime, in Nizhnii Novgorod the Duma effectively bridged the gulf between old and new. 51 From the very outset of the revolution, Nizhnii Novgorod’s Duma sought to embrace the new ‘democratic’ organisations, and to offer them representation.

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