When russia entered ww1 it was they had the largest amount of soldiers. It was ed by general Sukhomlinov even though tsar Nicholas ll wanted to command but didn't
The 1905 revolution
January 22, 1905 - June 16, 1906
During this time the Russians were humiliated after the loss of the Russo-Japanese war. People held strikes that included student strikes and terrorist assassinations. One of these strikes included bloody Sunday. During the time tsar Nicholas ll made it even worse. He tried to change the government from an autocracy into a constitutional monarchy.
January 9, 1907
200 people die because of rifle shots. Because of tsar Nicholas ll because he thought it was a threat.
The soviet union under lenin
1917 - 1924
He did not reign that long and he survived many stokes
February 24, 1917 - February 28, 1917
the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917, in which the monarchy was overthrown and replaced by the provisional government. This government, intended as an interim stage in the creation of a permanent democratic-parliamentary polity for Russia, was in turn overthrown by the Bolsheviks in October (November, new style) of the same year. The October (November) Revolution, sometimes called the bolshevik revolution, established the Soviet Communist government in Russia.
Lenin and the great october revolution
October 24, 1917 - October 25, 1917
This is when the bolshevik party seized the power of Russia. Which inaugurated the soviet regime