Late imperial Russia

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Late imperial Russia
No freedom of speech
Bad communication & infustructure
Agricultural but often famines
Underdeveloped industry = reliant on imports
Economy was backwards compared to rest of great European powers
80% peasants & low life expectancy
Secret police- exiled people to Siberia
Army- strict & brutal officers from aristocracy
Orthodox church preached obedience to Tsar
State bureaucracy corrupted
Senior positions of state held by members of the aristocracy
Autocracy- Tsar

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