Just grab one off a dead soldier on the front line
This is humiliating!
We must surrender in the war. The territory in Korea is no longer worth it.
Food shortages caused the Russian civilians to steal food at granaries and stored food the government stockpiled
The Russians had the biggest army in the war when they joined of 5 million men. However, they didn't have enough guns and ammunition to support all of them so they took weapons off of dead soldiers.
Japan beat Russia in the Russo-Japanese War. This was humiliating because Russia was the only European nation to lose a war to an Asian nation in the Imperialists era. This angered many people in Russia which would ultimetly lead to protests throughout the country.