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At first it was Tsar Nicholas II until he was overthrown in early March. After that it was Prince Georgi Lvov and then Alexander Kerensky as heads of the Russian Provisional Government, respectively. Then it was Vladimir I. Lenin as head of the Bolshevik Party after it overthrew the Provisional Government in early November 1917.

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Q: Who led the Russian government in 1917?
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