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Russian geography during the Czarist era fed into communism

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An explanation of how the Russian geography during the Czarist era fed into the reign of communism in later Russian history. Did the geography help or hinder Russia's desire to expand?

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Organizing the administration in a so vast, isolated, and remote area as Russia was historically difficult for czars, communists, and democratic leaders alike. They were capable of expansion, as Russian armies were able to penetrate into central Asia, while Russian colonists claimed Alaska and built their southernmost fort in San Francisco Bay (De Blij, 2005). Consolidation, however, posed more of a problem. Czarists never built a successful administrative system for the ...

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Russian geography during the Czarist era fed into communism is examined.

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