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    TThe October Revolution of 1917 has forced the first wave of emigrants to leave Russian Empire. Russian history knows several such waves during its different periods: World War II, time of Great Repression, Cold War and Iron Curtain. The last wave of the emigrants fell within the time known by some as "Putin decade exodus", a roller coaster of economical insecurity in Russian Federation. Students, workers, intellectuals and aristocrats headed towards the Western world leaving for good their historical

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    of the Russian empire in 1917 There is so much that can be said in regards to the question “Why the Downfall of the Russian Empire? “ You cannot blame it on just a few individuals or because of any single factor, but you have to consider the historical and spiritual situation during the time Tsar Nicholas reigned. You have to consider historically development of Europe, its spiritual changes and also of course, the political aspects that had deeply affected the internal life of the Russian Empire

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    Reasons that the Russian Empire was so Difficult to Rule in the Years Before the Outbreak of the First World War The Romanov Tsar Nicholas II faced many difficulties when ruling Russia before the First World War. Though the size of the country was a very important reason for this, there were also many others. These included the different Nationalities and social groups inside the country, and also the fact Russia had poor trade and industrial works. Another reason was the weak Tsar himself

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    The strongest Empires depend on their social and economic powers within their union to unit and allow them to expand and conquered further territories to improve and evolve as a whole. In the 1450-1800s two of the most powerful empires were the Russian and Spanish.. Both having Hereditary Rulers, they went on to conquer many continents and improve themselves while converting nomads and Indians into developed Catholics to prevent uprisings. Russia began to expand east for farmable land and control

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    The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a rebellion of the Russian people against the rule of the Russian Empire. Russia was a country full of many unsatisfied people; the nation experienced a series of changes in the late 19th and 20th century that would ultimately bring about revolution. The Russian people were starving, industrialization was emerging and the middle class was asking to be a part of the ruling of the country. As a result of the revolution, Russia saw its withdrawal from World War I

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    The Battle of Poltava

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    point in the war. Czar Peter I own cause to end Sweden’s possession of its Baltic empire showed his strong will and determination. This battle in fact established Russia as an impressive European power and Czar Peter I as a great leader in the eyes of his country and all of Europe. The success of the battle opened Russia economically and politically to all European countries to the west. The success of the Russian army in the Battle of Poltava helped to spark the creation of a westernized, efficient

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    Nicholas II - Downfall of Russia It was Tzar Nicholas 2 political naivete and extreme obstinance that led to the downfall of the Russia Certain aspects of Tsar Nicholas 2's behaviour definitely contributed to bringing about the fall of the Russian Empire, however most of these qualities were not weaknesses in character as such, they were qualities we would associate with poor leadership. When we say 'weakness in character' we mean being easily influenced/controlled by others. Nicholas himself

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    did spark of a string of events but Russia made some of its own contributions to the war. Russia was a backward country still following Feudal laws and ideas. This caused them to be behind in both industry and agriculture. Russiaowned a vast empire that dominated a large percentage of the world. Having people in the west who were in sight of Germany and others in the east in sight of Japanshould show the vastness of the land. The people were being led by the tsar and this one man was in

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    It was not until after World War I that Russia began to undergo a series of changes. Following the Russian Revolution of 1917, the former Russian empire that had existed from 1721 up until then collapsed, and the Soviet Union was introduced. The geographic renaming of Russia from the Russian Empire to the Soviet Union also brought about many gradual changes. There were also changes in religion, as the new government replaced the role of the Orthodox Church. There was an increase in nationalism because

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    The 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union signified an end to Russia’s control over its Middle Eastern Empire. Many of its states seceded and founded new nations and Russia lost significant power over the region. The new Russian Federation, in an effort to reestablish Soviet supremacy, has launched a neo-imperialistic campaign to once again have political, economic and security control over the area today known as the Caucasus. Principally, Russia wants to have political control over the area consisting

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