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31 Dec, 2017 14:27

#1917LIVE universe waves goodbyes with ‘Happy New Year 1918’ wishes as project reaches finale

#1917LIVE universe waves goodbyes with ‘Happy New Year 1918’ wishes as project reaches finale

As the year draws to a close, so does RT’s #1917LIVE, a Twitter-based reenactment of the Russian Revolution of one century ago. It’s time to say goodbye to the digital ghosts of historical figures evoked for the project.

The team behind #1917LIVE would like to say a big thank you to the dedicated followers who lived through the dramatic events of 100 years ago with us. There are about 250,000 of you over there!

READ MORE: ‘So fascinating, so strange’: What the big hitters said about #1917LIVE

As the project takes its bow, Vladimir Lenin, Tsar Nicholas II, and others wish you a happy 1918!

Living here and now, we know it will be bloody and dirty, filled with crime and misery and hatred as Russia plunges into a civil war. But the country will endure and see greatness and strife, and hope for a better tomorrow.

And a happy 2018 to you all! May it be better than we dare to hope.