The 1905 revolution. War withJapan. In 1904/05 Russia and Japan fought for control of Korea and ManchuriaThe Tsar expected a quick victoryRussia suffered defeats on Land and sea. Japan destroyed the Russian Navy. Tsar becomes more unpopularRussia is humiliated Government seen to be weak and incompetentConditions for the people get worseprice rises food shortages and unemployment.