The Supreme Command orders all echelons en route to Petrograd from the front to make all possible haste, commandeering, if necessary, all passenger trains.
District Commander-in-Chief orders your school to immediately report to Petrograd for guard duty.
The government has been deprived of the spoils of power, and an attempted seizure of the government itself is becoming possible.
By the authority conferred on me by the Provisional Government, I release the Commander in Chief of the Petrograd Military District, Georgy Polkovnikov, from the fulfillment of the duties entrusted to him and transfer him to the reserve ranks of the Petrograd Military District. 2) By the authority conferred on me by the Provisional Government, I entrust the duties of Chief of the Petrograd Military District to the District chief of staff of the district, Major-General Bagratuni.
The situation continues to be very difficult. The Provisional Government is in the Winter Palace. The latter is free. The square in front of the Winter Palace is occupied by troops loyal to the government, and encircled by sentries from the division of the garrison under the control of the Petrograd Soviet. Order in town is being maintained- the bicycle regiment is not here yet. Rumour has it that it has been stopped seventy versts outside Petrograd.