Provisional Government in itself bore signs of weakness. This power is, in the words of Miliukov, had "character" familiar to the masses. Power to the pressure of the Council systematically distorts and obey all state undertakings class and party interests.
As part of her she was and "hostage democracy" - Kerensky, who defined the role: "I am a representative democracy, and the Provisional Government must look at me like I was the spokesman of the requirements of democracy, and should especially be considered with those opinions, which I will defend "...  Finally, and perhaps most importantly, the government included the elements of Russian progressive intellectuals who shared fully its good and bad qualities, and including the complete absence of the impulses - of the infinite in its daring, cruel in eliminating counteractions and persistent in achieving the strength that gives victory in the struggle for self-preservation - class, caste, nation. All four years of turmoil for the Russian intelligentsia and the bourgeoisie were marked by impotence, non-resistance and the loss of all positions, not only - physical destruction and extinction. Apparently, only the two outer flanks of the social order was a real strong will; Unfortunately, the will to destruction, not creation. One wing has already given Lenin, Bronstein, Apfelbaum, Uritsky, Dzerzhinsky, Peters ... Another broken in the February days, perhaps, not yet said the last word ...
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