All-Ukrainian Council of Workers' Deputies
All-Ukrainian Council of Workers' Deputies (Vseukrainska rada robitnychykh deputativ). Elected by the first of the All-Ukrainian workers' congresses (24–26 July 1917). The council consisted of 100 deputies (70 members from the Ukrainian Social Democratic Workers' party and 30 from the Ukrainian Party of Socialist Revolutionaries) and formed part of the Central Rada, together with the All-Ukrainian Council of Peasants' Deputies, the All-Ukrainian Council of Military Deputies, and representatives of the national minorities.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]