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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…

ALL EYES ON RUSSIA

Strikes, Violence, Martial Law Hit Russian Capital. The First Russian Revolution Begins. Special to The Great War Project. (9-12 March) On March 10th a century ago, Russia is facing a real revolution. “As a general strike began in Russia,” writes historian Martin Gilbert, “Martial Law was declared in Petrograd.” Tsar Nicholas faces heavy pressure to abdicate…