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RUSSIA: THE REVOLUTION SPREADS

Soldiers Throw Down Their Arms. Refuse Orders to the Trenches. Mutiny Favors the Bolsheviks. Special to The Great War Project. (10 September) The turmoil in Russia remains unabated. It is not yet clear who rules Russia in the aftermath of the revolution earlier in the year and the abdication of Tsar Nicolas the Second. But…

ALLIED WAR EFFORT FOUNDERING

Russian Revolutionaries Call for End to War A New Nation Emerging from the Ashes. Special to The Great War Project (16 July) Outside the Western Front, there are many significant political and military developments a century ago in the first World War – in Russia, and in the Balkans. It is in Russia, writes historian…

WILL RUSSIA STAY IN THE WAR?

Lenin Calls for End to Russia’s Role as Desertion Spreads. Germans Flood the Battle Field with Propaganda. Special to The Great War Project (30 April) In Russia, the conflict between pro- and anti-war forces is gowing and bringing more and more uncertainty to Russia’s continuing participation in the war, a century ago. In late April…

THE LENIN STRATEGEM

Germans Seal Train with Russian Revolutionary Aboard Send it Off to Russia ‘Like a Plague Bacillus’ Special to The Great War Project (9 April) The Allies are confronted with a clever political stratagem, conceived by the Germans and designed to knock Russia out of the war. On April 8th a century ago, the Germans prepare the…