Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution - Russian Revolution Russo-Japanese War 1905 A war fought between a rising Eastern imperial power and a decaying European empire

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Russian Revolution Russo-Japanese War, 1905: A war fought between a rising Eastern imperial power and a decaying European empire. The first time an Asian country defeated a European power in a war Bloody Sunday: In 1905, in front of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, protesters brought a petition to the tzar. They were gunned down by the Imperial Guard, sparking the Revolution of 1905 duma: As a result of the Revolution of 1905, Tzar Nicholas II created this elected parliament to appease the people. In reality however, the group had virtually no power and the Tzar could dissolve it at any time. Romanov Dynasty: The ruling family of Russia for 300 years. Was brought to an end with the abdication of Tzar Nicholas II. Provisional Government: The government that was set up at the onset of the Russian Revolution. It was made up of the members of the old Duma with Alexsandr Kerensky as PM. It lasted less than a year. Lenin: A Russian revolutionary, communist politician, the first head of the Soviet Union, and the main leader of the October Revolution. Bolsheviks: A Russian political party with a radical perspective on socialism in economics and national identity. They seized power in Russia during the October Revolution period of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and founded the Soviet Union. Tsar Nicholas II: The last Emperor of Russia. He ruled from 1894 until his forced abdication in 1917, due to his inability to manage Russia in political turmoil and command its army in World War I. Rasputin: A Russian mystic who held an influence over the Tsar and Tsarina in the later days of Russia's Romanov dynasty for his alleged ability to cure Alexis, their only son, who suffered from hemophilia Kerensky: A Russian revolutionary leader who was instrumental in toppling the Russian
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Russian Revolution - Russian Revolution Russo-Japanese War 1905 A war fought between a rising Eastern imperial power and a decaying European empire

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