After the assassination of Alexander II ascended to the throne his son Alexander III. When it Russification newly annexed territories. New reforms, called the "counter-reforms", which was returned all power to the Emperor, but at the same time to improve the lives of peasants. In spite of this, hold back the excitement of the masses became increasingly difficult, in different parts of the Empire arose the revolutionary movement. In 1887 an attempt on the Emperor, one of which organizers was the brother of Lenin. In foreign policy, a period of calm ceased military alliances against other countries, Russia has strengthened its prestige.
Again began minting gold coins in denomination of 10 roubles, while continuing to produce 3 and 5 rubles. In the rest of the values have changed only a monogram. In 1882 there was an attempt to replace copper coins copper-Nickel much less weight, but the idea was left until better times.
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