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    Fall of the Romanov Dynasty

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    While Gregori Rasputin was not the main cause for the Russian revolution and the collapse of the Romanov Dynasty, Rasputin was a determinant that spurred on the eventual downfall of Russia. Rasputin was a factor of the end of Tsarism through; his association with and acceptance into the Romanov family, his outward appearance to be a personal advisor to the Tsar as well as actually having a great deal of influence over the Tsar and the political activities of the time. Gregori Rasputin was a peasant

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    Saunders’ assessment of Romanov Russia as a ‘static society’, a notion familiar to many Russian historical scholars, is perhaps narrow at best. Whilst the view of Russian society as slow and gradual cannot be ignored, the blatant transformation over the long term is evident if one compares many components of this Russian society between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. This essay seeks to define first what is meant by Russia’s status as a ‘static society’, and assess to what extent it fulfils

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    Nicholas Romanov form 1st November 1894 to 2nd March 1917. During his reign Imperial Army of Russia saw many losses for example the Russo-Japanese war which brought many great defeats. In June 1914 when Austrian Archduke was murdered starting the chain of events that led to WWI, the murderer was found to be Siberian therefore Austria declared war on Siberia. Nicholas felt compelled to protect the people of Siberia and went into war. In 1915 Nicholas decided that he would personally lead the Russian

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    Revolution "Nicholas Romanov was an ignorant, incompetent and insensitive leader. His character was the decisive factor in bringing on the revolution" "The last Tsar of Russia was a tragic figure a classic case of being a leader in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nothing within his power could have prevented the forces of change from overtaking Tsarist Russia." To what extent do you agree with these explanations of the collapse of autocracy in Russia? Nicholas Romanov was an indecisive man

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    Peter The Great

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    PETER THE GREAT THE REVOLUTIONARY CZAR OF RUSSIA Peter the First of Russia (more commonly known as Peter the Great) was born the son of Alexis Michailovich Romanov and Natalia Cyrilovna Narishkina on June 9, 1672 in Moscow, Russia (2:242-243). Alexis was overjoyed, and a great gingerbread cake with the double eagle was made, cannons were fired, and bells rang all over the land (4:89). But at his birth, it was not known that he would be the future czar of Russia. It was not until later on, when the

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    communism (animalism) would not succeed. In Animal Farm Orwell verified the moral economic failure of the Russian Communist system. Mr. Jones symbolizes Czar Nicholas Romanov II, the leader before Stalin (Napoleon). Jones represents the old government (monarchy), the last of the Czars. Orwell implies that Mr. Jones (Czar Nicholas Romanov II) was losing his "edge". In fact, he and his men had taken up the habit of drinking. Old Major reveals his feelings about Jones and his administration when he says

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    Last Romanovs

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    Who Were The Last Romanovs and What Evidence Is There To Suggest A Survivor? One of the most persistent mysteries of the 20th century began in a small cellar in Yekaterinburg, Siberia in 1918. Former Tsar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra and their children; Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexei, along with servants Anna Demidova, Dr. Eugene Botkin, Alexei Trupp and Ivan Kharitonov, were brutally murdered. With no sign of remains for 73 years and popular rumors that Anastasia survived the brutal

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    Essay On The Romanov

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    history took place. The Romanov line that had ruled Russia for over 300 years was terminated. Lenin and the Bolsheviks seized power in October 1917 after the popularity of Tsar Nicholas II had profoundly diminished, forcing the Romanovs into exile in Ekaterinburg. Radicals there took it upon themselves to assassinate the entire family without trial or orders from Lenin and the Bolshevik high command. Tsar Nicholas II [body paragraph 1] Tsar Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov was the last Emperor and

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    The Romanov Family

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    The Romanov Family Tsar Nicholas II was the last Romanov emperor of Russia and in March 1917 was forced off the throne. The Romanov family were prisoners of the Bolsheviks and as a result were moved around to many places. They were finally posted at Ekaterinburg in May 1918 and were kept at the Ipatiev House. Two months down the line and the Romanov Family had disappeared. Later that year the Whites took over Ekaterinburg where Judge Sergeyev was given the job of investigating the deaths

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    The story of the Romanovs is almost like a that of fiction. It has been the subject of debates for many decades. Filled to the brim with myth and mystery, powered by deception and treachery, continued by the romance and beauty of the princess, and set up against the backdrop of revolution and world war. There is much speculation as to whether or nor the twelve-year-old Anastasia Romanov famously escaped the carnage of her whole family. Theories arose as to whether Anastasia and her brother, Alexei

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