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Revolution of 1905

The Revolution of 1905 was a mass protest and civil unrest in Russia.

The revolution began when troops opened fire on a group of workers on their way to petition Tsar Nicholas II on January 22, 1905. The day is known as "Bloody Sunday". After this event there were a series of riots, assassinations, and more, in the months following. When order was restored, the czar put the Fundamental Laws into action.