Power to the soviets, peasants. An end to the war and the over throw of the provisional government.
Finland is nice
Kornilov Affair August 1917
After returning from Switzerland with the help of Germany. He issued his "April Thesis"
Rise in Bolshevik support Sept 1917
Pravda Boshevik newspaper
widespread mutinies in the army and strikes in cities, with the support of the Bolsheviks; but no attempt to seize power. Bolshevik newspaper is shut down and many Bolsheviks are arrested. Lenin flees to Finland
Militarty Revoluntionary Committe (MRC)
Kornilov brings troops to Petrograd due to growing unrest, frees 500 Bolsheviks and arms them also arms the factory workers = propaganda victory for Bolsheviks
Oct 24th-26th Bolshevik take power
Bolshevik membership rises to 200,00 with 41 different newspapers across Russia , by the end of the month they had the majority of seats on the Petrograd soviet
set up to protect against possible German attack chaired by TrotskyBolshevik membership 48 out of 66 - used a cover for planning a seize of power - station red guards in vantage points e.g. bridges and railway stations
PG attempts to shut down 2 Bolshevik newspapers in Petrograd - Lenin feared the PG so sent message to seize power= winter palace seize and Kerensky flees dressed as a nurse