Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
Map of the Royal dynasties of Europe
"We're expecting a Bolshevik uprising any day now"
Lenin: "No self-respecting party can tolerate strike-breaking and blacklegs in its midst."
German victory by Tagliamento
Lenin was again ordered to be arrested
The first meeting of the Military Revolutionary Committee took place
23rd anniversary of the death of Alexander III
"Verkhovski, the Minister of War, has resigned”
Muscovites are arming themselves in light of an upcoming insurrection
“The patriotism of the Russians is a singular thing”
It’s the Day of the Petrograd Soviet
Former Minister of Internal Affairs was pronounced mentally affected
Catastrophic defeat of the Italian army
The Peter and Paul Fortress is under Bolshevik control
Chesterton on the yellow press
“No one can have lived among Russians without being struck by the aggressive way in which women treat men”
Battles in the streets of Moscow
Bolsheviks are closing down newspapers
Commissar of the “Aurora”: there was only one blank shot
Zinaida Gippius is concerned that a civil war might begin
Rumor has it, cadets are tortured in the Peter and Paul Fortress
Leonid Andreyev: "There has been a revolution, but a revolution that has turned everything on its head"
Petrograd is waiting for Kerensky’s troops
Buchanan: "We ought to endeavour to gain and keep the control of the war to which our strength entitles us, using that strength to sustain our Allies without allowing them to lose their self-reliance."
Lights went out in Moscow
Soldiers, sailors, and workmen fought back the telephone station
Appeal to the soldiers of Petrograd
"The Bolsheviks have reoccupied Tsarskoe and are now confident of victory"
Bunin is frightened by what is happening in Moscow
Muscovites are left without any connection
В Царском Селе матросы расстреляли священника
Керенский бежал, переодевшись матросом
Большевики продолжают пушечный обстрел центра Москвы
Поместный Собор призывает прекратить обстрел Кремля
Женский батальон распущен
Луначарский подал в отставку
Moscow in ruins
Bertrand Russell compares bolshevism with religion
Marina Tsvetaeva left Moscow
"Here, in this foreign land, only literature can transform the sharp pain of estrangement into a sweet melancholic yearning"
Sculptor Auguste Rodin dies
“The Bolsheviks are masters in the north and at Moscow”
Vladimir Purishkevich is arrested
Soldiers refuse to leave the front
“To the population” - new article by Vladimir Lenin
There has been a serious split in the ranks of the Bolsheviks
Vakhtangov: "The theatre is for the people. The theatre is with the people."
Kollontai: "Women workers have been able to bring to the Soviets a lively, productive discussion about easing the burden of motherhood for women"
Yusupov learns about his own arrest in papers
“There is a siege on the State Bank. Employees are not keeping the Bolsheviks away from the counters”
Cocteau: “All capitals save for Paris are provinciall”
King George V and Queen Mary visit Lancashire
"Yesterday the “new government” led by Lenin and Trotsky tried to take 10 million from the State bank."
"No shipments of supplies will be permitted to go from the United States to Russia until the situation in that country clears."
A mass grave is being dug in Moscow
Prokopovich considers the Russian intelligentsia beyond the ideas of statehood
Amedeo Modigliani works on "Seated nude with Necklace"
Red Guardsmen are buried on the Red Square
“A voluntary “truce” has been announced”
“The unrest, thank God, didn’t reach us; the Caucasus seemed immune from them”
Decree on the Abolition of Social Estates and Civil Ranks
“They are saying that Ukraine has declared itself an independent republic”
John Reed: “We will not listen to any of your People’s Commissars! ”
"It is rather unlikely that Lenin’s people will be able to hold on to power in this horrible chaos, with complete indifference from the people in the West"
The elections for the Constituent Assembly commenced today
Rurik Ivnev is thinking about suicide
"We have not heard of any big violations yet"
Everything is tranquil in Crimea
"In the next few years a big upheaval will inevitably occur in Europe"
Yusupov describes the events in Petrograd to the former royal family
Trotsky delivers a note that it would “be the fault of the Allied Governments if Russia has after all to make a separate peace”
"The Bolsheviks issued decrees demolishing everything and hastened to carry out their programme"
"Russia has disappeared in two days. In three days at most."
"Ukraine has been pronounced a republic."
Aldous Huxley: " I find that more and more I am unsatisfied with what is merely personal in poetry."
The Peasants’ Congress is ready to acknowledge the new government
The English have almost taken Jerusalem
"The Holy Russia cannot perish"
The Bolsheviks lost the elections to the Constituent Assembly
"Toward the end of November occurred the “wine-pogroms”- looting of the wine-cellars - beginning with the plundering of the Winter Palace vaults. "
New concert of Isa Kremer
Nightmare before Christmas
Death of Rasputin. Murder conspiracy and its consequences
1916: Year in Review.