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Letter to Tsar Nicholas II about Russia's problems

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´╗┐Dear noble Tsar, I am writing to you with great displeasure to inform you of an unfortunate issue which must be faced immediately. I will not try to divert the topic- Russia is in need of adjustment. I am sure that, because you are a very busy, hard-working Tsar you have not seen all of the problems that your great country faces. I, on the other hand, have lived in Moscow, our great St. Petersburg, and a large number of poor (and well-established) villages. I believe that there is a lot of great change in store for Russia, and I am sincerely hoping that you will consider my points and take my advice on this. I am very gland that, over the last decade, the industrial revolution has allowed Russia to keep up with the Western countries, and that we are able to keep up with modern industrial advancements. ...read more.


Throughout my travels, I have heard the word ?rebellion? pop up in their mouths on multiple occasions, and I believe the workers may be blaming their harsh conditions on you. I am sure that, in your mind, the best tactic would be to somehow change their notions by violence, but I assure you, this time violence could only make matters worse. It will ?prove? to them that you do not care for their problems and it may further motivate them to begin a rebellion. This would be a large issue for your monarchy. Another important issue also concerns the lower class. The peasants? conditions are very poor, and they barely survive on the scraps of food they can afford. When the Emancipation of the Serfs was established, it freed many serfs and I am sure this decision was very important for the future. ...read more.


Perhaps this is why you were unaware of the country?s situation, and it is completely not your fault. Maybe a great way to convince the peoples of this country that you are listening to them is by setting up a sort of governmental association that would advise you and help govern the country by taking in ideas for improvement and consulting them with you. This would not only make you gain popularity amongst everyone in Russia, but help you rule the country easier and take a weight off your royal shoulders. I would like to conclude this letter by announcing my trust to this country- my trust in you to improve it and my trust in the peoples to help you. I am sure that, if you choose to consider my advice, you will win all wars and make Russia proud to have you, Nicholas II, as their king. Sincerely, Graf Orlov ...read more.

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