We need a Revolution! We need peace, bread and land!!
Last Czar of Russia under Romanov Dynasty. Bloody Sunday and Russia´s role in WW1 led to his abdication and execution.
Impact by Rasputin
It had a devastating impact on Russia. In August 1, 1914, Russia responded by Patrioctically rallying around Nicholas II, after promising support to its Balkan ally Serbia against Austria-Hungary.
WE NEED FOOD!!
Main causes of the Russian Revolution were Autocratic rule of Tsars, riots and strikes over the scarcity of food erupt in Petrograd. Most Russians lost faith in the leadership ability of the czarist regime.
Leaders of Revolution (Trotsky, Kerensky, Lenin)
Known for his prophetic powers, he became a favorite of the Nicholas´s wife, Alexandra Feodorovna, but his political influence was minor. He was sent to Alexandra to cure Hemophilia disease.
The February Revolution (March 1917) was a Revolution focused around Petrograd (now Saint Petesburg), the capital of Russia at that time. Provisional Gov´t was toppled and all power was given to the Soviets.
The new prime minister, Kerensky, saw Trotsky as a major threat & had him arrested. Trotsky disagreed/resigned from this post. After the Bolsheviks took control of the Soviet Gov´t, Lenin ordered the formation of the Red Army & appointed Trotsky its leader.