Opposition to Russian government from Political Parties 1855-1964

The Populists

  • 'Going to the people'- educating peasants, not successful on the whole; Land and Liberty group- little success lead to DIVISION 
  • Black repartition- more peaceful; 'The People's Will'- direct/violent action- assassinated Alexander II

The Socialist Revolutionaries 

  • Came from the populist movement- DIVISION
  • Radical left-wing - direct action; 2000 political killings  
  • Moderate right-wing -


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