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Write a letter to Czar Nicholas II reporting on the state of Russia

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´╗┐It has recently come to my attention that there are some problems that need addressing within the Russian society. There are quite a few things I would like to discuss throughout this report which I have witnessed over the past few years. Amongst our society there is a big class divide and with doing this report I am hoping together we will be able to change the way in which people live and work moving society forward for the better. I would first like to discuss the conditions in which the peasants are living. During my time as a minister I have seen famine and starvation amongst the poor. The life expectancy for these people is forty years of age; this is due to poor health, bad diets and un-hygienic living conditions. ...read more.


There are young children working 12-15 hour days who are starving and exhausted all because there is no government regulations on child labour. with the unguarded machinery I think it is safe to say that working in a factory is no better than working on the land which is horrific. Having seen how these peasants live I find it hard to digest as the contrast between them and the higher society is massive. For instance the upper class eat regularly and have plenty of food and drink at their service, also they live in glamorous cities and clean decent housing; because of this they are healthy and have a longer life expectancy unlike the peasants. ...read more.


Also another major issue is that one individual has absolute power to rule Russia this making it easier for corruption within the government because all the decisions are always in favour of the aristocrats. I am outraged that family members and friends of the government are appointed important positions, such as working in the courts. Whilst many of these people are corrupt and incompetent they are also making huge fortunes for bribes. I fear if you don't take action on the above issues, opposition groups such as The Socialist Revolutionaries could cause the whole of society to turn against the government in which there would be a revolution. As they have already assassinated two government officials, as well as murdering a large number of Okhrana (police). I strongly advise you to act now before it's too late. Charlie Doughty. ...read more.

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