Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
Grand Duchess Anastasia: “The King of Romania came to see us. Nothing interesting happened.”
The Empress’s maid of honour gives an account of a mishap at a festive dinner
The Tsar’s brother discusses the situation in the country with the leader of the opposition
Charlie Chaplin is injured in a workplace accident
Gorky begs Bunin to write something for a new paper
The Chairman of the Russian Parliament insists that the Empress stop interfering in politics
Rasputin’s murderer is venerated as if he were a saint
“The Jews shall dictate their own rules to all other peoples”
The day-to-day cares of a revolutionary in exile – to buy galoshes, or not to buy them?
England and France fear that Russia will betray them
Malevich holds forth on the subject of beauty
Pasternak takes advantage of the holidays by writing for two days without a break
Diaghilev finds a good assistant for Leon Bakst. His name is Pablo Picasso
“The government appears to be doing deliberately all it can to sow discontent”
The Tsar’s closest friend is horrified by his politics
Bertrand Russell: “The world is too ugly, and Wilson the only bright spot – a very bright one - on the horizon.”
Trotsky on New York. “Here Cubism reigns supreme on the streets, and the philosophy of the dollar reigns supreme in people’s hearts. “
A drug den is closed in Petrograd
New York Times: “Russia has officially given its support to Wilson.”
Stravinsky’s friends draw the composer’s attention to flaws in the ballet “Petrushka”
Trotsky holds forth on the plight of blacks in America
A Russian Feminist Is Thrilled By American Women
Prokofiev Holds A Monstrous Chess Tournament
Gumilev In The Trenches Dreaming Of Skiing
Representatives from England, France and Italy meet in Petrograd to discuss the course of military operations
Spontaneous rioting breaks out in the bread queues
Introducing: a former lover of Nicholas II, the finest ballerina of her age
Lenin discusses the Ukraine
“The war is just the beginning. There will be something more terrible and more powerful than a revolution.”
Picasso introduces his new friend, Jean Cocteau, to Gertrude Stein
The French Ambassador is disappointed by the apathy of the Russian Emperor
Wilhelm II: “The English scoundrels should come to us themselves!"
“There’ll be a revolution and we’ll all be hanged – and as for what streetlamps we shall dangle from, what does it matter?”.
Советы готовы к переговорам с Радой
На Черном море провозглашена большевистская республика
Введен запрет на продажу недвижимого имущества
Учредительное собрание откроется 18 января
Террористический акт в Киеве
Министр исповеданий помещен в карцер
Petrograd skidded with snow
Tickets for Kiev are discontinued
Lenin writes a private letter to France
В России введено обязательное страхование на случай болезни
Комиссары переводят стрелки часов
Княжна Анастасия празднует именины
The new spelling in Russia!
Prime Minister of Great Britain announces terms of peace
New picture of Nicholas Roerich
Christmas Eve is celebrated in Russia
English Ambassador leaves Russia
"I believe that Communism is necessary to the world"
General Denikin is getting married
«To go to America! But of course! Here, wretchedness reigns; there, life’s brimming over. Here, slaughter and barbarism; there, cultivated life»
Armed conflicts in Yalta
House checks at Chaliapin's
"Holiday" sausages handed out in the Peter and Paul fortress
The Volunteer army resolves to defend the Constituent Assembly
The Putilov factories are nationalized
The Germans deliver an ultimatum to Trotsky
Декрет о праве отзывать антинародных членов Учредительного собрания
Верховный главнокомандующий призывает к созданию народно-социалистической армии.
Большевики дают свободу "Турецкой Армении"
Futurists celebrate New Year's Eve
Krupskaya: "The question of the Constituent Assembly must be decided soon."
Alexander Vertinsky on Vera Kholodnaya: "Before I could, as they say, blink an eye, she was already acting in picture after picture"
"What does the New Year hold for us?"
Kerensky is on his way back to Petrograd
Gippius: "The Constituent Assembly (in whatever form) and the Bolsheviks CANNOT CO-EXIST EVEN FOR A MINUTE."
Lenin is giving a speech at the send-off of the socialist army's first troop trains
The United States are not ready to acknowledge the Soviet Russia
Sergei Eisenstein: "All this pushes and drives one to test oneself in new directions"
"Despairing appeals from Vienna for food supplies."
Lenin calls for a Soviet Republic
The Constitutent Assembly opens at the Tauride palace
Armed conflicts in the streets: many are wounded, some killed
Bolsheviks leave the Constituent Assembly