Nicholas II, the last czar, is crowned ruler of Russia in the old Ouspensky Cathedral in Moscow. As the ruler of Russia, Nicholas resisted calls for reform and sought to maintain czarist absolutism; although he lacked the strength of will necessary for such a task. The disastrous outcome of the Russo-Japanese War led to the Russian Revolution.
This demonstration of factory workers was brutally put down by Russian soldiers. Up to 200 people were killed by rifle fire and Cossack charges. This event became known as Bloody Sunday and is seen as one of the key causes of the 1905 Revolution. The immediate causes of the 1905 revolution were failed state-level leadership and policy, inflation poverty, hunger, Russo-Japanese War, the rise of reformer and revolutionary groups, and Bloody Sunday.
On 15 March 1917 according to the western calendar) Tsar Nicholas II abdicated from the Russian throne. ... Nicholas was persuaded to abdicate by the army high command, conservative members of the Duma parliament, as well as some of his own relatives.
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A Russian revolution caused by the Bolsheviks was most definitely the goal of the Germans when they allowed Lenin to pass through their lands. Germany wished to undermine, or end, the Russian war effort and sending Lenin back was done for that purpose.
The Russian Civil War was a civil war fought from November 1917 until October 1922 between several groups in Russia. The main fighting was between the Red Army and the White Army. The Red Army was an army of communists. ... The Red Army won this war because their army was better-organized and they held the best territory.
Lenin dies, Stalin takes control of the communist party. Trotsky his oppenent for the place of communist leader is forced into exile.