Russian AS history- why was Russia so difficult to govern under the Tsar?- Edexcel

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Russian history- why was Russia so difficult to govern under the Tsar?
Russification- unifying everyone under one lang,culture and customs= Russian-
teaching of other languages forbidden
response to multi-racial empire= unity difficult
Official documents were written in Russian to enforce russification
Tsar lived far away
Lots of time zones
Population 250 million
Tundra frozen most of the time
Wide rivers BUT no bridges
Mountains
No electricity- messages= letters sent by hand
Trans Siberian railway only railway
Organised attacks on jews (pogroms)- organised and approved by government

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