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1905 Russian Revolution

2 million workers were on strike and there were almost no active railways in all of Russia

Thursday Oct 26, 1905
Russian Empire

By 26 October [O.S. 13 October] 1905, over 2 million workers were on strike and there were almost no active railways in all of Russia. Growing inter-ethnic confrontation throughout the Caucasus resulted in Armenian-Tatar massacres, heavily damaging the cities and the Baku oilfields.


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