Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
The offense has begun
Is Russia facing a lean year?
And what if Russia has lain too long frozen in the mire of slavery? What if she froze solid, and now, having thawed out, is decomposing rather than coming back to life?
"I would not be surprised if they slaughter us in the name of the order"
The Empress’ dog is tired after going to the beach
"Leave Petrograd—it is a rather pleasant dream"
"Russian soldiers have gone on the offensive. Now at least we can look our French and English allies in the eye!"
"Everyone immediately understood, that killing is easy not only when, in the heat of the battle, the soldier forgets himself, but also when, among his own brothers"
Lenin on workers' demonstration
"The more blood is spilt, the greater chance the bourgeoisie has to find its feet again"
"Newspapers write about the 10,000 prisoners, about the battles - but it does not please me"
"Even the most humane soul has to admit that Russia cannot live without a stick"
A kingdom of cowardice and backstabbing cruelty!
"A Russian name in France was akin to a reviled race"
"Kerensky is a vain (and unambitious) person, and therefore at the right time he won’t dare to take the upper hand"
"I have been searched many times in my life, but no one has displayed such mastery in that art as the English"
"The most awful thing of all is that it is an orgy of imbecility and mediocrity. All-pervasive mediocrity"
"I am afraid that in spite of all the strength leant in support of the offence, our useless soldiers have been stopped"
Regiments refuse to go to the front
Soldiers are deserting en masse
The Bolsheviks demand soldiers be given the freedom to protest
The manifesto of futuristic dance by Filippo Marinetti
"People are so nasty, so nasty. How great it would have been to live among dogs or horses"
"Every one of these orders had been discussed ahead of time in our meetings"
Can whiskey be manufactured during a World War?
"There is a rumour that Kerensky personally led the attack"
"This man loves his country and gives her all his strength, but he is very ill"
"The beastly United States are ultimately not a republic but a Trading Company, a union of trading cities"
Prokofiev: "I decided to will my skeleton to a museum to be displayed there under glass"
How should the former Empress sign her name?
"Kerensky greets the troops both on foot and mounted; sometimes he uses an automobile, at other times an airplane. His energy is amazing."
Bolsheviks are trying to gain support of European socialists
Ballerina Kschessinska: "There was nothing more of my own, neither my home nor my things."
Malevich on theatre
Petrograd is running wild
Russian offensive has choked
The new Matisse
Freud scolds Jung
Kerensky addresses Ukraine
"Mayakovsky is extremely talented, a young half-giant infected with an ebullient energy"
Apprehension of famine
"Passing by my house, I saw Kollontai walking in my ermine coat"
"Those coming from the front talk about the arrogance of the soldiers, it is unthinkable"
"Tsarkoe was a dead place"
"Tsarevich Alexei is swimming in the pond"
"We didn’t want to fight the Germans, but we are fighting one another"
Ukraine doesn't want to separate from Russia
Bolsheviks are raising the rebellion
"The Russian offensive has surged back. Brusilov claims that the Russian army will be unable to survive the winter"
Bolsheviks rebellion is suppressed
Prokofiev: "I live calmly 15 miles from Petrograd, where they are shooting and rampaging"
Order is restored in Petrograd
"Yesterday, death ran rampant through Petersburg"
Tsvetaeva: "Moscow, as I saw her yesterday, was wonderful"
"These robbers are our bosses!"
Kerensky returns to Petrograd
Lenin is accused of communications with Germans
Kerensky heads the government
"On the subject of this rotten lawyer, this cockroach at the head of the state - he will ruin everything"
Gorky: "I'm afraid that Lenin has gotten himself into a mess"