The impact of Witte's policies on Russia 1892-1903

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RUSSIAN ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

  • end of serfdom BUT famine
  • still behind western countries
  • put tariffs on imports to encourage domestic trade

IMPACT OF SERGEI WITTE AND THE 'GREAT SPURT' 1892-1903

  • wanted to make Russia equal
  • foreign loans
  • increase business class
  • wanted to move peasants from farming to working in industry
  • gov should have more active role in the economy
  • importance placed on coal, iron & steel

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