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1905 Russian Revolution

Russian artillerymen and military engineers rose in revolt in the fortress of Sveaborg

Sunday Aug 12, 1906
Helsinki, Finland, Russian Empire (Now Finland)

On 12 August [O.S. 30 July] 1906, Russian artillerymen and military engineers rose in revolt in the fortress of Sveaborg (later called Suomenlinna), Helsinki. The Finnish Red Guards supported the Sveaborg Rebellion with a general strike, but the mutiny was quelled within 60 hours by loyal troops and ships of the Baltic Fleet.


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