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2. What did Witte do regarding peasants?

  • Heavily taxed them
  • Got rid of their taxes
  • Freed them from the Mir

3. What did the growth of towns and cities lead to?

  • All of these
  • Poor living and working conditions
  • Social unrest
  • Support for extremism

4. How did Witte intend to fund the industrialisation?

  • Introducing grain targets to boost the economic surplus
  • Using foreign sponsorship
  • Heavily taxing the rich

5. What was Witte's aims?

  • To bring Russia out of poverty
  • To make the economy stable enough to sustain Russia as a great power
  • To ensure that there was no more famines


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