Forms Provisional Government Ministers, mostly 'liberal' in outlook, of Duma.. Key: Government had less actual power than Petrograd Soviet.
War- Kept the war going on, soviets held out a defence based post to prolong the war effort.
Land reform- Famine year round, peasants wanted re-distribution of land, and the gov was slow to react causing the constituent assembly.
Autonomy for National minorities - Russia was made of 50% national minorities (baltic states)
Democracy - It was slow and the people wanted fast change, Also democratic views opened this thought of "sweeping change".