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Russian Revolutions and Civil War

by Julien PAOLANTONI (France)

Saturday, December 31, 2016

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Russian Revolutions and Civil War

Related: The Roots of Russia: From the Early East Slavs to the Grand Duchy of Moscow (part 1); A Superpower Rises: Foundation of the Russian Empire (part 2), The Road to the Revolutions (part 3) Introduction Part 3 of this series set out the political, economic and intellectual context leading to the Russian Revolutions. This […]

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Russia: Road to the Revolutions

by Julien PAOLANTONI (France)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

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Russia: Road to the Revolutions

We continue publishing the series of Julien Paolantoni’s essays on the history of the Russian Empire. The first two related parts were The Roots of Russia : From the Early East Slavs to the Grand Duchy of Moscow and A Superpower Rises: Foundation of the Russian Empire. Introduction Part 2 of this series was an attempt […]

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Episode 8. The Great Odd War (IV)

By Nikolay STARIKOV (Russia)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Episode 8. The Great Odd War (IV)

Part I Part II Part III At the point when the Russian command began to run into difficulties during the German offensive in 1915, they vainly tried to get at least some kind of real help from the Allies. The actions of the Entente countries however, unlike their adversaries, continued to lack coordination, which is […]

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Episode 8. The Great Odd War (I)

By Nikolay STARIKOV (Russia)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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Episode 8. The Great Odd War (I)

In previous articles we have looked in detail at the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914 and the shrewd diplomatic game played by the British government during the hot summer of 1914 designed to draw Germany and Russia into the Balkan conflict.  The time has […]

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