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1. Tsarevich Alexei and the Worst 10th Birthday Ever

Late July and early August were busy times in 1914: not only was Russia's own heir apparent celebrating his 10th birthday, the world was devolving into the military chaos of World War I.
 

Tags: romanov, romanovs, alexei, rasputin, world war i, russia, russian empire, tsarism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
2. Isaac Babel and Russian Jews

Ever wonder why so many Russian Jews ended up in the US? Perhaps it was the educational quotas, or the restrictions on travel and residence, or maybe the rampant anti-Semitism and violence – and all the other miseries chronicled by Jewish writer Isaac Babel.

Tags: jews, isaac babel, russia, russian empire
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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