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What were the causes of the revolutions of 1917

Russia's military Experience in the First World War

By the end of 1916 Russia had suffered defeat after defeat

26-29 August 1914 - Battle of Tannenberg: the Russain army was overwhelmed by German forces. 70,000 killed.

5-9 September 1914 - Battle of Masurian Lakes: German army defeated the Russian forces. 100,000 Russians killed.

May 1915 - joint Austro-German forces pushed the Russains back and by the end of 1915, Germany and Austria-Hungary controlled 13% of Russia.

August 1915 - Tsar Nicholas moved to the front line to take personal comand of Russain forces.

June 1916 - Russian counter-attal ( Brusilov Offensive ) regained land lost in 1915

Winter 1916-17 - The Germans were unable to stop the advance and push the Russians back: all gains from the Brusilov Offensive were lost.

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What were the causes of the revolutions of 1917

The Impact of the First World War

Russia's military Experience in the First World War

By the end of 1916 Russia had suffered defeat after defeat

26-29 August 1914 - Battle of Tannenberg: the Russain army was overwhelmed by German forces. 70,000 killed.

5-9 September 1914 - Battle of Masurian Lakes: German army defeated the Russian forces. 100,000 Russians killed.

May 1915 - joint Austro-German forces pushed the Russains back and by the end of 1915, Germany and Austria-Hungary controlled 13% of Russia.

August 1915 - Tsar Nicholas moved to the front line to take personal comand of Russain forces.

June 1916 - Russian counter-attack ( Brusilov Offensive ) regained land lost in 1915

Winter 1916-17 - The Germans were unable to stop the advance and push the Russians back: all gains from the Brusilov Offensive were lost.

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