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The Aspirations of Youth

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Mar/Apr 2008
Russian Calendar
Page 23   ( 3 pages)

Summary: Tsar Alexander's speech to the Polish Sejm in 1818 set off a century of turmoil. Poland was given freedoms which Russia somehow was not deserving of. It helped spur the Decembrist revolt and all that followed.

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