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The Great War

Episode 18: Fat Rodzyanko Has Sent me Some Nonsense

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

This episode turns to Russia and its short-lived democracy, brought about by mass strikes and demonstrations. The tsar was blamed for all evils and forced to abdicate. The new enthusiasm in Russia heartened the Allies and alarmed the Germans, who had calculated that a Russian revolution would put an end to war on the Eastern Front. Show less

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