Russians out of WWI as civil war ravages country

The news hit the front page of the Daily Banner on Nov. 8, 1917: The “Maximalists,’ described as the “extremist group led by Nikolai Lenin,” seized control of Petrograd with the assistance of the capital’s garrison. The report was that Premier Alexander Kerensky had been deposed and the new government would propose an immediate peace…. Read more »


November 9, 2017

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