Tsar Nicholas II was coronated on the 26th of May 1896. As a result of this, he believed himself to be chosen by God himself. He was an autocrat and believed that he deserved absolute power.
Bloody Sunday was a revolt in which Gregory Gapon led in January 1905. There are different intakes and perspectives on this day. the protesters said that their revolt was peaceful and quiet while the military members said that the protesters came in rowdy and wanting to hurt people in order to talk to the tsar.
Tsarina Alexandra was Tsar Nicholas II's wife and she also believed that her husband had the divine right of kings and she believed that it was also her duty to serve him as his partner. She was very demanding in the sense that he always wanted him to spend time with his family and thought that he should stand up for his autocratic power in order to pass in on to his son
The Mensheviks were a political group that stood with Lenin who became the leader of the Mensheviks. They wanted more of a quiet revolt and wanted a smaller and smarter group since they believed that this would attract the attention of the peasants and the lower class would support them this way.
The Russo-Japanese War was a war that the tsar thought was a good idea to get involved in. But the war started to negatively affect Russia, the prices inflated for everything, and Russia was put into deeper conflict due to the fact that japan is very small but they still lost in a war against them