Nicholas II - Detail

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Speech against Zemstva's ambition of democratic reform

1895

2

first annual Congress of Zemtsva Presidents

1896

3

Old redemption payments (Emancipation Edict)

1899

4

Commissions to investigate Stolypin's reforms

1902

5

Vyshnegradsky's export policy -> famine 1891

18% grain export

6

Witte railway growth

53'000 km by 1901

7

Witte industry production

steel & iron seven-fold

coal doubled

8

Industrial workers 1897

3 million

9

proletariat literacy rate

60%

10

Russia's growth rate

1894-1899

1899-1905

8% (highest in the world)

drop to 1%

11

Stolypin's reforms in countryside

90% of peasants remain unaffected

12

Years of the Red Cockerel

1903-04

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Russo-Japanese War

1904

July: Yalu River

December: Port Arthur

14

Bloody Sunday

sponsored by Okhrana: Assembly of St Petersburg Factory Workers (111'000)

15

Odessa

swept by revolutionary mutineers

16

St Petersburg Soviet

October 1905

17

October Manifesto

17 October 1905

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use of military to crush unrest

December 1905 troops bombarde district of workers

19

French loan to secure after 1905

2250 million francs

20

Fundamental Laws of the Empire

April 1906

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Article 87 of Fundamental Laws

Tsar to rule by decree if Duma not in session

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urban proletariat

12% 1914-> tripled in 15 years

23

Ban on Vodka during mobilisation/war

August 1914

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Progressive Bloc

Ministry of National Confidence (tsar woking with people)

25

increase cost of living

300% end of 1916

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Grain sold in market by 1917

15%