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