March 31, 2018

London's role in the Russian Revolution

In August 1903, a small band of dedicated but argumentative political activists held a fractious conference in London.

It consisted of Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky and about 50 other committed agitators who wanted to overthrow the autocratic rule of the Russian Tsar. Their quarrels might have seemed minor at the time, but they have rippled out across history. Read more.

BBC

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