RUSSIAN REVOLUTION 1917 AND WORLD WAR I
Russia was known for the tsarist autocracy and the Russian Revolution which occurred in 1917 was not a single revolution rather it was a series of revolutions which out thrown the Tsarist autocracy. Lenin was responsible for withdrawing Russia from the First World War and it was not good for the western allies. This allowed Russia to be concentrating more on its own and dethrone the Tsar.
This section discussed the various causes and reasons which led to the Russian revolution and affected the World War I.
The Russian revolution was famous for destroying the Tsarist autocracy who was the monarch in Russia to have a Provisional Government. It also led to the formation of the world’s first communist country and also established the Bolsheviks to be the leaders of Russia. It was started by the women workers as they were dealing with poverty and too much labor. There were men and women on streets to protest for their rights and stopping the war and ending the autocracy.
Russian Revolution’s impact on the World War I:
The Russian Revolution was the result of the effects of World War I. The First World War started in 1914 and had put a lot of strain on the nations participating and Russia was one of them. The pressures of the war made the people of Russia devastated and adamant to change. As Russia decides to leave the war after the revolution broke it weakened the western allies and thus has a decisive role in the outcome of the war.
This section concludes the various outcomes and effects of the Russian Revolution and its impact on the First world War.
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