Editors. "Tsar Nicholas II suppresses liberties in Finland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19278, accessed 08 February 2016.]
Russian Tsar Nicholas II had appointed Nikolay Bobrikov as the Governor-General of Finland, who was hostile to the Finnish people, seeing them as a threat to Russia. Now with the signing of the February Manifesto, Nicholas II endorses a program that suppresses the established traditions and culture of Finland. Russian laws are given precedence over those of Finland, and the imperial Russian government claims the right to rule the country without the consent of the local legislative body.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.