Russian Political Parties
It is very cold in the morning, I was behind the garden, leaves were flying from the maple trees, I picked one up.
Despite all the horror, which reigns all around, despite the humiliation of the Russian people and the pain of Russia, how happy I am, that I am Russian and Orthodox.
Those who consider the establishment of a socialist government to mean the establishment of socialism are gravely mistaken. Even if the government will consist exclusively of socialists, it should anyway be based on a definitive programme, worked out by the Democratic Conference; there can be no socialism until the gathering of the Constituent Assembly. See more
Russia’s current task must be the establishment of the new revolutionary order and revolutionary organs of government. Only by simultaneously creating a new liberty and reforming the army can life in Russia be got back on the right track.
Russian Political Parties
Libertas in Imperio. A people can only be free if it is not subjected to pressure from without. This is the complete antipode to the old-fashioned, moss-covered approach whereby external pressure is used to suppress internal freedom. The question is only whether all peoples can simultaneously be free or whether they can only be so in turn. See more
The city of Frankfurt is bright and full of history. It is the only city in Germany, apart from Berlin, where there are as many historical buildings in the streets as there are in Paris. The house of Goethe, the Romans, the church of Saint Paul, the Schwan Hotel, the Jewish quarter, which almost all of the influential Jews of today have come from, and the cathedral – the cathedral of Faust and Gretchen.
It rained for half the day but it was warm. I finished the book On the Mountain and began a novel by Leskov. At 9 o'clock in the evening, church services were held for us in the hall. We went to bed early.
Our captivity lasted eighteen days. As long as we kept to our rooms they left us in peace and our life did not seem much changed, but the moment we wished to move out and take the air our vexations began. See more
A soldier whom they had forgotten to warn that the walk which went along the garden railing continued into the enclosure which was open to us, pointed his rifle at me because I had ventured into it. I continued to advance, sure of my right. "Tu ne vois done ,pas que je vais tirer, la bourgeoise? " he cried out to me. "D'abord, je te defends de me d'idiot (dourak)," I said to him, and I passed on. He let his rifle sink down, dumbfounded.
No one knows why we are under arrest, and, of course, no charges were, nor for that matter could have been, filed. Where is the guarantee that this will not happen again. Koz’min is making a very good impression: ideological, modest and intelligent.
News is coming from Finland that in the very near future the Swedish border is to be shut.
This measure is being proposed in light of warnings of a big flood of Russian emigrants and is connected with the food crisis in Sweden.