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  • Russian Empire
    Friday Feb 17, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    The Tsar made new concessions

    Russian Empire
    Friday Feb 17, 1905

    Following the assassination of his uncle, the Grand Duke Sergei Aleksandrovich, on 17 February [O.S. 4 February] 1905, the Tsar made new concessions.




  • Moscow, Russian Empire
    Friday Feb 17, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia killed

    Moscow, Russian Empire
    Friday Feb 17, 1905

    Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia killed 17 February [O.S. 4 February] 1905 in Moscow.




  • Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Tsar dismissed the Minister of the Interior

    Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    Tsar dismissed the Minister of the Interior, Pyotr Sviatopolk-Mirskii, on 18 February [O.S. 5 February] 1905.




  • Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Bulygin Rescript

    Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    On 18 February [O.S. 5 February] 1905, Tsar published the Bulygin Rescript, which promised the formation of a consultative assembly, religious tolerance, freedom of speech (in the form of language rights for the Polish minority) and a reduction in the peasants' redemption payments.




  • Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    State Duma

    Russian Empire
    Saturday Feb 18, 1905

    Tsar Nicholas II agreed on 18 February [O.S. 5 February] to the creation of a State Duma of the Russian Empire but with consultative powers only. When its slight powers and limits on the electorate were revealed, unrest redoubled.




  • Helsinki, Finland, (then Russian Empire)
    Sunday Feb 19, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Procurator of Justice of Finland killed

    Helsinki, Finland, (then Russian Empire)
    Sunday Feb 19, 1905

    Eliel Soisalon-Soininen Procurator of Justice of Finland killed 19 February [O.S. 6 February] 1905 in Helsinki.




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