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There are 24 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Revolution".

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1. Pale Horse and Remembering Leningrad

A review of two books: one work of fiction, and one labor of love.

Tags: st. petersburg, leningrad, revolution
2. Legionnaire Photographer

Photos captured by an unknown Czech Legionnaire, during those troops’ long sojourn in Russia from 1916-1919.

Tags: russian civil war, war, revolution, siberia, czech legion
3. Readings

Living on ice, the boorocracy, profiling perps, naming cities, and where smoking holds sway.

Tags: siberia, yakutsk, rap, smoking, 1918, revolution, bureaucracy
4. Ivan Ilyin

President Vladimir Putin has elevated the philosopher Ivan Ilyin by referring to his ideas in speeches and even making works by Ilyin required reading. We delve into his murky past.

Tags: revolution, whites, emigration
5. Taking Stock

A look back at year end stock-taking, at changes that have been promised in years past, and promises that have been un-kept.

Tags: romanovs, revolution, bulgakov
6. Death of a Dynasty

Who really killed the Romanovs? Read about the survivors of the royal household.

Tags: romanovs, revolution
By Linda DeLaine
7. The Big 100

This year marks the centennial of the Bolshevik Revolution. Here's what that looks like, plus gas, cats, and seals (state seals, that is).

Tags: cats, pollution, Chelyabinsk, 1917, Revolution, Bolshevik, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. 17 Myths of the Revolution

Every revolution needs its myths. The faithful must 
be inspired; successive generations must be enthused. 
We explore some myths about the “Great October Revolution” that persist even now, 100 years later.

Tags: history, bolsheviks, kerensky, revolution
9. 1917 Diary

All this year, in connection with the centennial of the 1917 revolutions, Calendar has offered readers a view of that year through the eyes of contemporaries. This issue we conclude the series with a look at what was going on in the pivotal months of November and December 1917.

Tags: 1917, revolution
10. Two Roads from Urzhum

A good mystery begins unexpectedly in the unlikeliest of places. And then it takes you where you never imagined. This one took the author halfway around the world and more than a hundred years back in time.

Tags: history, revolution, kirov

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