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How far do you agree that the economy of Tsarist Russia was transformed in the years to

Alexander III:

Russia the most economically underdeveloped in Europe
Mainly based on agriculture
Difficult to sell enough grain at export to raise money for large-scale industrial development
Needed to improve to maintain…

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Foreign Investment

Vast amounts of foreign powers and individuals involved themselves in Russian industry
About half went into mining & metallurgical industries
By 1900 as much as 90% of the finance behind these sectors came from foreign
Oil production & banking were the next largest recipients of foreign funds…

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Peasants were encouraged to settle in Siberia in order to alleviate
land shortage.





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