The 1905 Revolution and its Aftermath
The revolutionary strike movement which broke out in the Russian Empire at the end of October 1905 was slow to spread to Finland, partly as a result of the initial hesitations of the railwaymen on the vital Valkeasaari-Petersburg section of the main line to Russia (65). As was the case elsewhere in the Empire, the railways played an important part in the development of a nationwide strike movement in Finland.
KeywordsGeneral Strike Grand Duchy National Assembly Provisional Government Labour Archive
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