Russian history – 1917 – dissent and the Feb revolution

The Tsar Nicholas II ruled with divine right, and had absolute power over the country. The Duma was, therefore, weak and had little control over Russia. The Provisional Government had two main weaknesses; It was unsure of its own legitimacy and authority It was not elected, and so believed that it could not make any… Continue reading Russian history – 1917 – dissent and the Feb revolution


Russian history ~ an introduction

Unit 2N For me, Russian history is my depth paper, the paper that requires a lot of knowledge over a short span of time. Personally, this is my favourite of the two history papers, and is the most interesting and easiest to revise for. The start of the course looks at the Tsar Nicholas II… Continue reading Russian history ~ an introduction