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Russian dates...

During Alexander 111 rule...

April 1881 ­ Alexander 111's manifesto, this declared that absolute political power resided
in the tsar

Between 1882 and 1889 ­ 14 newspapers were banned for displaying liberal tendencies
press freedom was severely restricted, foreign books were also

1884 ­ Universities lost their…

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October 1894 ­ Alexander died at age of 49 because of kidney disease and was then
succeeded by his son

During Nicholas 11's rule...

1892 to 1903 ­ the great spurt under Witte, although he was known as
being the person most associated with industrialisation
the path was previously lay…

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Between 1906 and 1912 - a thousand newspapers ceased publication, and 600 trade unions
were forced to close

During 1908 and 1909 - Stolypin's courts convicted 16,500 people of political crimes

From 1906 ­ 1911 ­ Stolypin embarked on a reform programme that transformed the

9th November 1906 ­…

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The government also then ended up printing more money which
led to prices rising over 200

19th February 1917 ­ the government announced that bread rationing would begin on 1st
March, this lead to panic buying of various foodstuffs. The government
had made the situation worse because people were striking…

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against the government he sent in the troops to Petrograd, however
Kerensky panicked thinking that he was going to attack the government and
released a lot of Bolsheviks and arming them to defend the city. This had a
devastating effect on the government who now looked very and the

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1921 ­ Russia suffered a major famine because the peasants were producing less grain and
because of this there was a huge decrease in the number of people, over half of the
working population just disappeared and this was the class that he had hoped to
build on

March 1921…


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