Social injustice tolerated in peacetime is becoming increasingly harsh rejected in the days of nationwide trials. War dramatically sharpens the need in justice, which takes on the meaning of a motive. Exactly
This was based on unrest of conscripts that occurred in 1915 during Mtsensk and Bolkhov. It is noteworthy that those drafted into the army did not come up with quite understandable and logical requirements to leave them the house where workers needed badly was a lot of urgent peasant work, moreover, favorable pricing conditions made them labor is profitable; next to relatives who needed their support. On the contrary, during the mobilization the silent reigned among the people. agreement with the need to go himself (to give a relative) to the war, the goal which remained unclear, the completion of which in the foreseeable future objectively it was not foreseen where the soldier with a very high degree of probability expected fate to be killed or maimed. In such a situation in the provinces did not have a broad anti-war movement; content indicative is a review on this topic of the Sevsky district police officer: “The entire population of the district is located in joyful mood under the impression of the successful offensive of the army of General Brusilov and loss, finally, the long-awaited rain needed for meadows and spring fields. All the talk is mainly based on these two phenomena. (Ibid, l.212. The report of the Sevsk district police officer. 06/02/1916). 27 Ibid, l.93. Report of the Oryol district policeofficer. February 1916
In the same place, l. Report of the Oryol district police officer. April, May 1916 28 Ibid., Bl.151ob., 216. Report of the Karachevsky district police officer. April 1916 mass consciousness has become a demand for a fair, equal for all enforcement of military service both for the rich and for the police.
The heightened need for justice dictated the attitude in people to the social programs of the government. It was believed that it was obliged arrange a family of crippled and dead warriors. Although the bulk of the work on to the charity of families recruited to the army lay on local government, the population considered the assistance received by the government, issued by the government, taking it for granted29. Under the influence of world war, the patriotic feelings of the Russians gave quite deep class cracks that threatened the collapse of public and state structure in case of failure of the existing power to put sociopolitical priorities above national-religious ones. The first months of the war in Orlovschine were held in unity residents of the province, representing all sectors of society, professing different glances. However, the basis of this unity was not clearly a formulated idea, but rather a general feeling. Therefore, in nature patriotic rise in the province was dominated not rational, but emotional traits that predetermined the unstable nature of the phenomenon. The patriotic rise had a rather pronounced archaic connotation: in as the unifying motives were native language, native land, Orthodox religion. By virtue of this circumstance patriotic feelings were weakly exposed to the official propaganda. The ability to influence public opinion by States were also weakened by the relative lack of objective and available information. Between state propaganda and its public perception there was a fairly noticeable divide.