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The 1905 Revolution
3 months ago
More than 400 000 workers went on strike
Worker's strikes spread to multiple cities
On this day the Tsar's Uncle, Grand Duke Sergei assassinated in Moscow
Shameful defeats of the Russian army and navy in war with Japan
Sailors of the battleship Potemkin mutinied
Different groups started to demand various changes
Peasants started to riot in the countryside
Peace treaty signed between Russia and Japan.
Strike spread from Moscow to other cities around Russia
On this day the St. Petersburg Soviet of Workers' Deputies was formed.
On this day the Tsar gave in and issued the October Manifesto
The Tsar felt strong enough to take back control of Russia using force to shut down the St Petersburg Soviet
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