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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

I arrived to Arkhangelsk gloomy and in terrible grief. Nonetheless, or perhaps because of this, they immediately began trying to arrange a match for me there. They suggested Vava M. as a potential bride—a daughter of a rich fish merchant. See more

I have never before been among the aristocracy. The February Revolution destroyed all class divisions.

No longing for the past.

I drive home from the train station in a carriage. I go past the Winter Palace. I see a red flag atop the palace. I see joy and jubilation all around.

I promise myself to drink no more. I’m being taken off to the hospitalZoshchenko discovered he had a heart condition. in the slushy February snow.

Age: 23
Rank: staff captain
Interests: literature


in Petrograd
in Moscow