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The Slippery Slope to the Soviet Revolution

Due to decades of distant monarchs, economic hardship, unchecked social tensions, and military disappointments, the Russian royals’ ruling days were numbered. The monarchy’s lack of attention to the needs of the peasants and workers allowed deep sentiments of distrust and dissatisfaction to fester. At the height of unrest and revolts in 1905, total revolution was…