On March 11, the troops of the Petrograd army garrison were called out to quell the uprising.
That day, Nicholas again dissolved the Duma.
On March 12 the soldiers formed committees that elected deputies to the Petrograd Soviet.
The imperial government was forced to resign, and the Duma formed a provisional government.
On March 14, the Petrograd Soviet issued “Order No. 1,” which instructed Russian soldiers and
sailors to obey only those orders that did not conflict with the directives of the Soviet.