The “bloodletting” did not come to pass. The divisions sent by KornilovCommander in Chief of the Petrograd command - from 18 March 1917 and the “Petrograders” met outside Luga and in some other places. They lined up tentatively on opposite sides. See more
We may be asked: aren’t we going to fight against KornilovCommander in Chief of the Petrograd command - from 18 March 1917? Of course we must! But this is not the same thing; there is a dividing Line here, which is being stepped over by some Bolsheviks who fall into compromise and allow themselves to be carried away by the course of events. See more
I asked that a telegram should be sent to Kerenski asking him in the interests of the Alliance to come to terms with Kornilov.
I am a total stranger to nationalism, patriotism—all those deficiencies of spiritual vision. Nonetheless, I see that the Russian people are exceptionally, fantastically talented and idiosyncratic. Even fools in Russia are stupid in their own original way, and our lazy folk are positively brilliant. See more
As night fell, we arrived in Helsinki. The most frightening part of it all was walking out onto the square in front of the train station. There must have been a thousand sixteen people, and we had to get past all of them to reach the automobile. See more