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Unformatted text preview: In the Southern Ukraine becomes the focus of Russian industry (coal mines) Terrorist groups form during the industrialization phase in Russia. Alexander III becomes Czar after the death of his father Alexander makes his son Nicholas the leader of the Trans-Siberian Railroad project to gain leadership experience Nicholas marries the German princess Alexandria He then becomes the last Czar of Russia against his will 1904 – 1905 “Bloody Nicholas” – Has a son Alexei, problem is that he is a hemophiliac Russio – Japanese War ----The Japanese won the war Upon defeat in WWI , Nicholas appoints himself leader of the Russian army 1917 – A democratic government takes over after that fails, in the spring they adopt a communist government. The communist government names Russia USSR. They divided the country into states...
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- Geography, supreme military power, Size USSR Russia, early Russia Ivan, world power Russia, names Russia USSR