Fact Test 2: The impact of the First World War Flashcards
What was St Petersburg renamed to during WWI?
Which battles did Russia lose in late 1914?
Tannenburg and the Masurian Lakes
By 1915 how many soldiers ad been killed and injured
2 million dead and 5 million injured
When did Nicholas decide to take over the running of the war himself?
In 1916, how many Ministers of the Interior were there?
When was Rasputin assassinated?
How many peasants were recruited into the army (harming agriculture)?
How much did the price of meat rise by?
How much did the price of flour rise by?
What was the ‘progressive bloc’?
A group of moderate politicians in the Duma who asked the Tsar to form a new government that would take account of the people’s problems
How cold was it in the winter of 1916-17?
-30 to -40 degrees
Why were soldiers deserting in 1916-17?
To join with the seizures of land