Russian Revolution of 1917
Crisis Director: Maya Schonberg
Chair: Deb Boutoum & Miray Samuel
The Russian Revolution Crisis
The year is 1917. The Tsar is off fighting a war. The legislature is powerless. The Tsarina's beloved priest Rasputin has been brutally assassinated. All experienced and qualified officials have been fired by the Tsar’s overwhelmed and incompetent wife in his absence. Russia is plunged into chaos with riots and food shortages. The Tsarina realizes that she has to do something to prevent her country from collapsing, so she decides to invite many influential leaders to advise her. Their ideologies range from violent Marxism to conservative constitutional monarchy, but all agree that their government is incapable of dealing with the escalating situation. Therefore, they are attempting to work together to keep their once mighty motherland from crumbling. However, some, if not all, have other plans...