A whole excursion of young girls and boys came from a Moscow school, where girls and boys study together.
It is not for the present day pygmies to erase what was done for the Russian soldier and officer from the memory of the Russian Army, my detachments!
A more complete happiness cannot be fathomed, than that of a mother’s happiness as she kisses her still barely babbling child. God! God! God! My God! If life had turned out a little differently, how blessed those ways opened to me would be.
Hagenen visited me in the morning. We talked about “the war for French public opinion” in connection to the “unsolvable” question of Alsace and Lotharingia. He says that nothing can be done and that the war will last a very long time. See more
The Bolsheviks have no right to wait for the Congress of Soviets, they must take power at once. By so doing they will save the world revolution (for otherwise there is danger of a deal between the imperialists of all countries, who, after the shootings in Germany, will be more accommodating to each other and will unite against us), the Russian revolution (otherwise a wave of real anarchy may become stronger than we are) and the lives of hundreds of thousands of people at the front. See more
By luck I found a magnificent villa belonging to Beliaievsky, an engineer, charmingly furnished and having a little garden. My sister and Baron Zeddeler settled there with me. I immediately engaged a cook and organised my household. See more