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  • The situation between the Provisional Government and the Soviets, in particular the Petrograd Soviets were known as the "Dual Authority".
  • The spread across the country of soviets or councils of workers, soldiers and peasants meant that from the start the authority of the Provisional Government was undermined.
  • The Soviets had; "power without authority", whilst the Provisional Government had; "authority without power."
  • This system of Dual Authority meant that the Provisional Government lacked the will and the means to enforce its authority.
  • The Petrograd Soviet were given the power to over rule all the military decisions passed by the Provisional Government.
  • All the armed forces were successfully put in the capital under Soviet control rather that the Provisional Government.
  • The Provisional Government failed to retain power in 1917, as they had no real force.
  • The soviets were supporting the Provisional Government until Russian capitalism would collapse and Russia would move to her socialist phrase of her development.

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Answer this question…The provisional government continued Russia's involvement in World War I.


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