Weird: everything was calm, quiet, and good, and suddenly I started thinking of suicide.
The whole day I have not lifted a finger. I regret the wasted time, but I have no energy for any work.
The situation continues to stay the same—all power remains in the hands of the Bolsheviks, headed by Lenin and Trotsky; ensign Krylenko has been appointed the War Minister and the Commander-in-Chief, who, according to the newspapers, is heading to the headquarters instead of the deposed General Dukhonin. See more
Every day I impatiently read the newspapers in search of news from Petersburg. Alas, it is rather unlikely that Lenin’s people will be able to hold on to power in this horrible chaos, with complete indifference from the people in the West. But this attempt of theirs is of epochal importance.
The Allied military representatives at headquarters have protested officially to Dukhonin against the infraction of the agreement of September 1914, and told him that it might have the most serious consequences. See more