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Passing of an Age

On August 7, 1921 a very sad moment occurred in Russian history as the great Russian poet, Aleksandr Blok (11/28/1880-8/7/1921)  passed away. He was the last of the Russian poets of the traditional genre, before the Soviet culture began to … Continue reading

Too Much Weight to Bear

General Lavr Kornilov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Army In looking through the events that led up to the October Revolution, it is almost impossible to single out one instance that was the ignition point for the final stages of the … Continue reading