Evacuating Petrograd is like opening a can of worms.
Everyone is now thinking of the revolution as of a lost cause, they don't even consider it to be a revolution.
"For a week," they say, "it was indeed a revolution, and then it wasn't at all."
A simple woman came up to an important lady in the tram and reached out to feel her veil. “So this is what they mean by freedom!” said the lady.
We have propounded the slogan “Peace for the Whole World”, and Ukraine and Finland have grown up right beneath our noses. We didn’t want to fight the Germans, but we are fighting one another. The socialists have tempted the people with unfeasible unions.