Russian Revolution
(1,052 words)

Russian Revolution

Neither the Russian army, nor their economy, nor their political system was equal to the demands of the World War, contributing to the end of the Russian Tsarist Empire. Another major reason was the rapid loss of trust, at all levels of society, which the regime had endured during the war years. As the situation at the military front continued to worsen, an even deeper conflict developed between Tsar Nicholas II and the State Duma. The subsistence crisis engendered by the wartim…

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Kochanek, Hildegard, “Russian Revolution”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0512>
First published online: 2015



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