As the Russian revolutionaries are busy forging a new country, Tsar Nicholas II spends his days quietly under house arrest. The Russian Telegraph got a chance to sit down with the ex-regent, and even included some of your own #1917CROWD questions.
Revisit the Russian Revolution from a different perspective: RT delivers genuine depictions of revolutionary times, as seen through the eyes of Russian children putting pencil to paper one hundred years ago in this collection of drawings.
Take a child’s perspective of one of the most momentous events in 20th-century history – RT invites you to explore drawings about the Russian Revolution done by children as young as seven years old 100 years ago.
By June 1917, War Minister Alexander Kerensky has set revolutionary Russia on a fresh war path, trying to rally the troops and get the population on board as well. The Russian Telegraph sits down with the politician on the eve of a grand WWI offensive.
Millions have seen his depictions of the pre-revolutionary Russian Empire, yet precious few remember the name of the chemist and photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. On his #1917CROWD page, the tsarist-era artist opens up to his Twitter followers.
Leon Trotsky is a Marxist reformer destined to become a key figure in Vladimir Lenin’s circle. Although initially a Menshevik, his return from exile and reunion with the Bolshevik leader will cement his role as a key figure of the Russian Revolution.