Armed workers and soldiers escorting captured policemen.
Part of the Russian Revolution, the February Revolution began in Petrograd, modern day Saint Petersburg on the 23rd of February, 1917. This was the day the first protests were held, though depending on which calendar you follow, it could be said the revolution began on the 8th of March.
A demonstration of workers from the Putilov plant.
The revolution led to the abdication of the Tsar and the end of the Russian Empire.