Causes of the Russian Revolution
The Russian revolution was caused by the continual breakdown of
the governments in Russia and the incompetency and authoritarian views
of it's czars. Their failures as leaders included policies that
neither pleased nor benefitted the people. By the end of the
nineteenth century, Russia's economy, government, military, and social
organization was at an extreme decline. Russia had become the least
advanced of the major European nations in terms of political
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in Petrograd soon spread throughout the city and had
become a widespread revolt. The resulting revolution proved to
restructure the politics in Russia for years to come.
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