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Extremist Rising in Petrograd

Photograph of Alexander Kerensky. date unknown.

EXTREMIST RISING IN PETROGRAD



STATE BUILDINGS SEIZED

Petrograd, Wednesday (Noon).
An armed naval detachment, acting under the orders of the Maximalist Revolutionary Committee, has occupied the offices of the official Petrograd Telegraph Agency.
The Maximalists have also occupied the Central Telegraph Office, the State Bank, and the Marie Palace, where the Preliminary Parliament, the proceedings of which have been suspended in view of the situation, has been holding its sittings.
Up to the present no disorders have beem reported with the exception of some outrages by apaches. Street traffic and the general life of the city remains normal.–Reuter

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Daily Telegraph, Thursday, November 8, 1917

MAXIMALISTS SEIZE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT;
DEPOSE KERENSKY–WILL PROPOSE PEACE;
CAPITAL GARRISON AIDS REVOLUTIONISTS



Maximalists Rule in Petrograd–Revolt Accomplished Without Bloodshed–Land to Be Dsitributed Among Peasants, Says Lenine in Outlining Program–Economic Crisis to Be Met–Bolsheviki Rule is Proclaimed.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Thursday, Nov 8, 1917

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