عنوان مقاله [English]
Mashhad, the center of Khorasan province, had a significant role in Iranians anti-authoritarian struggles which led to the Constitutional Revolution. Some of the authors by considering the riots and infightings in Mashhad, a few years before victory of revolution, have considered a pioneering and inspiration role for this city and its people. Despite efforts and infightings of Mashhad constitutionalists, after victory of the revolution, the space of the city became strangulated, so the constitutionalists failed to achieve their goals. Most of Mashhad constitutionalists were arrested, taken prisoner and sent into exile. In fact, the Constitution and constitutionalists became isolated and suppressed in the city. This research is going to find an answer for the reasons of the mentioned sphere of Mashhad. To answer the question, the paper hypothesis is focused in the role and interferences of Russia in the city.