ECONOMIC & SOCIAL COUNCILS
Specialized: The Russian Revolution (1917)
Chair: Jonathan Plavnik, Raymond Kim
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The working people of Russia were fed up with the corruption and inability of the Russian Tsars to rule the country. Following the failed 1905 Revolution and disastrous results in World War I, the violent overthrow of the Tsar regime saw the establishment of the Russian Provisional Government. However, political divides across parties and ideological beliefs led to a weak and ineffective government. This unsustainable structure could not last, and each party became more aggressive to imprint their influence over the people and the country.