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Project 1917 is a series of events that took place a hundred years ago as described by those involved. It is composed only of diaries, letters, memoirs, newspapers and other documents

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There is no rain, we need it badly.

We must put up a fight, or the country will be doomed. N. came to see me at the front. He is still obsessed with his idea of a coup, and of placing the Grand Duke Dmitry Pavlovich on the throne. He is planning something, and asked me to work with him. I declared categorically that I will not enter into any escapade involving the Romanovs. See more

It is my third day in London. I wait in constant expectation of my departure for America. My impressions after leaving Russia and especially in England and London have been very unhappy. You experience something like shame when you see order and convenience of the sort that has lost all representation in your homeland. See more

They are currently sailing out on the ship from Tyumen. Tobolosk is 300 versts from the railway, and in winter can only be reached on horseback. Kerensky puts on airs of rudeness in the presence of the soldiers’ and workers’ deputies, but alone with the royal couple he is respectful and even addresses them by their titles.

The train went almost to the pier, so that we only had to get off and go down to the ship. Our ship was called "Rus." They began the transfer of our things and it continued all night. Poor Alexis was again resting, God knows how. The pounding and uproar lasted all night and almost overcame me. They left Tiumen about six o'clock.

Things are so sickening that I don’t even feel like talking. Only my work saves me—it saves me because as it organizes my life, it exhausts me, and since it exhausts me, it organizes my life. Lyuba and work—I see nothing else nowadays. See more

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Today:

+18
in Petrograd
+18
in Moscow