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To what extent did Russia undergo economic and political reform in the years 1906-14?


Everyday life

Orthodox church tied peasants to mir- no political opportunities & wants you to obey Tsar
General people had little voice
Strikes allowed in 1905
Trade unions in 1906

The October Manifesto

turned to…

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Peter Stolypin

acted with great ruthlessness against the enemies of the Czar
Martial Law was introduced and courts martial were used to crush opposition.
over 2,500 executions and the hangman's noose became known as Stolypin's neckties
A further 60,000 were imprisoned or exiled.
realised that repression alone would not succeed…


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