Tag: Women

It all started with bread

Female protesters in Petrograd (now St Petersburg) on 8 March 1917. Photograph: Fototeca Storica Nazionale/Getty Images Don’t mess with women’s bread.  From the beginning, the Tsar was warned that war would not be good for the republic. The state was fragile since the 1905 revolution. But Tsar had something to prove, he wanted the other…