Russia in World War 1

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MILITARY ISSUES
blah blah blah
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How many peasants were conscripted?
15 million (Hard to provide for them)
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In 1914 what was the ratio of rifles to infantry man?
2 rifles for every 3 soldiers
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In 1915 how many artillery shells could the army afford to shoot a day?
2-3 MAXIMUM
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How many desertions a year did the Russian army have?
1.5 million
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WARTIME GOVERNMENT AND ORGANISATION
blah blah blah
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When was the sale of Alcohol banned and what was the consequence?
People sold it illegally which meant that the government missed out on its tax
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What was the Zemgov; when was it made and what was Tsar Nicholas II's reaction to it?
(1915) It was a coalition of bodies of the Zemstva and Duma that wanted to help the government in the war effort but Nicholas didn't allow them to help and blamed them for stirring up liberal discontent
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What did Nicholas II do when the fourth Duma asked him to set up a constitutional monarchy in August 1915?
He dissolved the fourth Duma instead of letting them take over and shift the blame of the failing war to the new government.
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What did Nicholas II do as a result of the failing war effort and what was the consequence of this?
He took the mantle of Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces and Navy (This shifted the blame of the failing war more on him)
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INTERNAL ISSUES
blah blah blah
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How much did the expense of the war increase?
1,500 million roubles in 1914 to 14,500 roubles in 1918
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What did the government do that hindered the production and distribution of grain?
They forced people to sell their grain at low prices to feed the army so people hoarded all their grain and hid it. (People staved because all the grain was sent to the front lines)
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What happened as a result of a recrutiment drive to find factory workers?
Rifle production doubled and artillery production quadrupled.
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By 1917 how many protestors were there in Moscow and Petrograd?
Moscow = 30,000 - Petrograd = 145,000
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RASPUTIN
blah blah blah
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What made the public especially angry at Rasputin?
He started to meddle in government affairs and was perceived to be manipulation the Tsarina
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What were the rumours about Nicholas II's German wife?
That she was trying to sabotage the war effort
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How many ministers were directly replaced as a result of Rasputin's influence?
4
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How many peasants were conscripted?

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