You saved my son! All my trust now lies within you
When the first of the 2 revolutions broke out in Russia in 1917. In St. Petersburg, workers went on strike. Marchers, mostly women, surged through the streets, shouting "Bread! Bread!" Troops refused to fire on the demonstrators, leaving the government helpless.
Broken alliances and need for control/power caused WWI
After Gregory Rasputin saved the life of Nicholas II son, Nicholas II relied on him which weakened the confidence of the government. He was later executed by Russian nobles