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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 avoid going outside. It hurts, something's not right with my throat. It's almost a summer day. I'm still reading Fet. 

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Anarchy reigns in Russia. Germans are taking what they want, soldiers are on a rampage, and there's no end to it.

If the reader remembers the speech which A.F. Kerensky gave to end the Moscow meeting and compares it with the part of the updated government’s declaration about the war question, then he will have to admit that indeed, ‘the times are changing, and we are stuck in the former.’ See more

A legal project has been developed by the ministry of justice in relation to compensation for losses suffered during the February revolution. See more

After every meal I would lie down for an hour, the rest of the time I would be up on my feet.

It was 17 degrees outside, so I could stay for a bit longer on my balcony. The dentist, Kostritskiy, paid me a visit to say farewell before his trip to Tobol’sk. See more

Colonel G (a General Staff Officer from the Northern Front), has just been in to see me. He, of course, wants to go to our army, and if there is a separate peace he will go as a private soldier. See more

Day after day the Bolshevik orators toured the barracks and factories, violently denouncing “this Government of civil war.” One Sunday we went, on a top-heavy steam tram that lumbered through oceans of mud, between stark factories and immense churches, to Obukhovsky Zavod, a Government munitions-plant out on the Schlüsselburg Prospekt. See more

Spent the afternoon in Zurich, the evening - in "Mascotte" and "Bonbonniere".