The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

Subject slave mentality of the Russian people in one form or another is being discussed is not the first day. At the same time in its history, Russia has known many violent popular uprisings, change the course of history. Even in the event of a mass uprising of Soviet people who are unhappy with certain decisions of the authorities. What could encourage the common people to the bloody confrontation powers that be, and what kind of insurgencies still ended with the victory of the rebels?

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

Salt Riot and concessions king

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

One of the biggest popular uprising of the 17th century is considered to be the so-called Salt Riot (1648). The reason for discontent - the activity of the imperial brother-Boris Morozov as head of government. His political line led to an unbearable tax pressure and, in particular, a significant increase in the prices of edible salt.

The uprising involved artisans, merchants and even sided with the people of the archers. The rebels attacked the land of the hated boyars, staged numerous arson attacks in the city. Victims of an angry crowd began to Leonty Pleshcheev, head of the Provincial of the order, and clerk of the council clean Nazariy author tax on salt. And executed the famous Morozov Trahaniotova henchman, who tried to escape from Moscow.

As a result, Alexis was forced to exile Boris Morozov in the monastery where he, however, soon returned. Riots are not abated, leaving the king had to go to the rebels concessions, reducing taxes.

Copper uprising and hundreds of dead

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

In 1662, barely recovered from the Moscow fires and pogroms Salt Riot, the city shook Copper rebellion. The state treasury was exhausted by the war with Poland, and Alexis decided to produce copper coins at the price of silver money. Besides the fact that this decision is even stronger financial system disorder, there were counterfeiters. Forge copper coins it was much easier. Salaries paid in copper, but taxes are still collected silver. In just a few years unsecured copper money depreciated, and all products multiple times more expensive. Desperate people went with their problems directly to Alexei Mikhailovich. Commoners were trying to convey to the king about harassment by dishonest boyars. Slaves demanded that he give officials to crack down. But it ended the violent suppression of the rebellion and death of thousands of rebels. More and more people were exiled to Siberia outback. However, copper coins of money circulation is still confiscated.

The three-day battle in the plague riot

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

In 1771 in Moscow was raging epidemic of plague that came from the Russian-Turkish front. Trying to limit the spread of the plague, the authorities began to create mandatory quarantines, banning mass gatherings and events. But inevitably plague continued to mow the population, killing more than two hundred thousand people. Desperate citizens were pulled toward the China-town in the hope of healing assistance Bogoliubsk icon of Our Lady.

Frightened by the mass pilgrimage in a raging plague Archbishop Ambrose ordered the hide icon. Enraged citizens accused Ambrose in Administering the Antichrist and rushed to clear Moscow from anyone who may be suspected in the organization of quarantine restrictions. He was killed himself Ambrose and Don and Chudov monasteries destroyed. Against further unrest city saved come to the aid of troops Grigory Orlov. Graf, unwilling to expose his soldiers danger, suppressed rebellion remote cannon fire.

Bloody Sunday and an emboldened opposition

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

In January 1905, "Bloody Sunday" was crowned the first revolution in Russia. Went to the imperial palace of the workers intended to convey a collective appeal to Nicholas II on behalf of the people. On this day, the emperor was not in the city, but the demonstrators felt that they are trying to fool and tried to break into the palace. In clashes with security were killed, according to various estimates, hundreds of people. The imperial family of personal finance allocated to relatives of those killed and wounded 50 thousand rubles in damages. But the fact of the execution of the demonstration played against Nicholas II, the whose influence at that time had already suffered from the failure of Russian military operations in the Japanese front. Dissatisfaction with the monarch's policies grew stronger and because of unresolved agrarian question, and outlined the economic crisis. As a result, Russia is mired in unrest and strikes, which was a prelude to the 1917 revolution.

Kronstadt rebellious and expulsion from the island of

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

In the spring of 1921, the Kronstadt took up arms, and opposed the Bolshevik monopoly of power and the government's economic lines. The rebels did not suit the cancellation of a number of democratic gains of the October Revolution of 1917, that the then Government justified the forced combating potential counter-revolution. Kronstadt rebels, without renouncing the Soviet power and demanded new elections to the Soviets, the guarantee of freedom of expression, the abolition of the death penalty and to allow free trade.

The Bolshevik government considered rebels followers of the White forces, deciding to brutal suppression of a riot March 18, 1921 Around 7000 the rebels managed to escape after leaving the ice in Finland. More than 2 thousand people have received the death penalty, even of the order of 6, 5 thousand disgruntled received various terms. A year later, Kronstadt began to massively evicted from the island.

The mass execution in the Khrushchev

"Novocherkassk massacre" - under this name is reflected in the tragic history of the workers' revolt electric locomotive plant in the summer of 1962. Against the backdrop of the strategic mistakes of the Soviet government, the rapid rise in prices and a simultaneous reduction of salaries of factory workers revolted incompetent response of the plant manager, who suggested eating pies with liver.

The uprising ended with the Russian people of different ages

The strike swept the entire enterprise. In the alarm hooter to the plant moved up the citizens and employees of neighboring businesses. By noon there were about 5000 strikers who blocked the railway line, stopping the passenger train. Soon the rebellion was harshly suppressed by the forces of the army units and the KGB of the USSR. After several unsuccessful attempts, the security forces opened dialogue on the crowd fire.

According to official information, 26 people were killed on June 2 scores went to the hospital with serious injuries. At the direction of the "center" information Novocherkassk events classified. Seven "ringleaders" have received death sentences, followed by firing squad, the others were sentenced to long terms. Even after the collapse of the Soviet Union all condemned rehabilitated, and new authorities saw the perpetrators of the members of the party leadership. But punished latter failed because of their death.