MRC commissars Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko and Grigory Chudnovsky encounter Head of the Winter Palace security Palchinsky, who is immediately arrested.
Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko appoints Grigory Chudnovsky supervisor of the Winter Palace and orders to only leave loyal sentries in the building.
We took over the Winter Palace at 2.04 a.m. Six people of the Pavlovsky regiment were killed.
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The cadets have asked for me to be freed immediately, because, according to them, my detention is detrimental to their honour.
Preobrazhensky regiment has pledged allegiance to the Military Revolutionary Committee commissar Chudnovsky.