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The Grand Illusion

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


July/August 2007
Russian Calendar
Page 23   ( 3 pages)


Summary: Russia went to war with the Ottoman Empire in 1877 for what it thought were noble reasons. Yet, in the end, it turned out the usual way. A look back at that era, with contemporaneous accounts by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.


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