Power Against Revolution: Projects Power Overcoming the 1905 Revolutionary Crisis in Russia
The article analyzes the projects of power suppression of the revolutionary movement in Russia, elaborated by representatives of the top bureaucracy in 1905. Particular attention is paid to the transformation of the attitude of officials to repression as a means of overcoming the revolutionary crisis, as well as the main factors of this transformation. On the grounds of the research, it was concluded that the use of force to combat the revolution became the main instrument of authority only in November 1905, while previously the repressive policy was predominantly declarative.
The First Russian Revolution; 1905; top bureaucracy; repression; S.Y.Witte; P.N.Durnovo.