By Harry W. Hazard, Norman P. Zacour
A definitive background of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views
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On 8 April the Helsinki Soviet voted to recognize the Provisional Government, though only as long as it represented the interests of the people, but also acknowledged the leading role of the Petrograd Soviet. They agreed to continue support for the war, but demanded a public repudiation of imperialist war aims. 4 This meant, in effect, that all power over the Russians in Finland belonged to the Soviets and the regimental and ships' committees, and the Provisional Government could operate in the country only with their permission.
The speech was a sensation, and almost certainly an impulsive improvisation. Ehrnrooth stated that it "was a great surprise for all, among others his colleagues in the government, who were quite unprepared for it," a view confirmed by Tanner, and in fact by Tokoi himself. " Russian opinion was outraged by the open demand for independence: Den wrote on 24 April that the Provisional Government would certainly reject the demand, "and we believe that in this respect it has the Russian public on its side, irrespective of party views.
24 There was a radical current flowing through the workers' movement, and it was already beyond the control of the party leadership. In Helsinki the radicals had established permanent mass meetings on Senate Square, which were often joined by Russians, especially the sailors, and where revolutionary direct action was preached in opposition to the party line. Tyomies wrote contemptuously about these disorderly and unofficial manifestations on 5 April, but at a mass meeeting called at the Workers' Hall the following day, when Hurmevaara read out the official line on the food crisis, which was to tackle it by legislation in parliament, he was fiercely opposed.
A History of the Crusades, Vol. 6: The Impact of the Crusades on Europe, Together with a Bibliography of the Crusades by Harry W. Hazard, Norman P. Zacour