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1. 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
2. A Finnish Finish

Our last stop on the Children of 1917 expedition was Finland, namely Tampere, the country's second largest city, where we met our final two heroes.

Tags: 1917, war, Finland
By Paul E. Richardson
3. A Good Butcher

In which a retired Polish butcher explains how to live to be 100 and serenades us on his trumpet.

Tags: Poland, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
4. What a Difference a Border Makes

On borders, learning Polish, the influence of culture, and the importance of a sense of humor.

Tags: Kaliningrad, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
5. The Teacher

A second post from Krasnoyarsk, where we meet a poetry-writing, rug-weaving centenarian.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
6. Marfa's Three Lives

Krasnoyarsk: knocking down stereotypes about Siberia and meeting a centenarian who will not be stopped.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
7. 17 Petersburg Places

Revolutions, including that Great October one, are not a popular topic in Russia today. Nonetheless, we take a photo feature look at how 1917 shaped Russia’s northern capital.

Tags: 1917, revolution, st. petersburg
8. 1917 Diary

In which we look at the events of 1917 through the words and works of the politicians, artists, and luminaries living through them.

Tags: revolution, history, 1917
9. The First Pancake is Always Lumpy

The Children of 1917 Expedition is underway. We began in the most logical place: in St. Petersburg...

Tags: 1917, centenarians, st. petersburg
By Nadezhda Grebennikova
10. 1917 Diary

In which we look at the revolutionary year through the eyes of the people living through it.

Tags: history, 1917, revolution, tsar

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