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The Way Back - Publicity still of Ed Harris

The Way Back

The Way Back - Publicity still of Ed Harris. The image measures 3359 * 1993 pixels and was added on 1 January

Machtig in de Republiek der Nederlanden: Johan de Witt

Machtig in de Republiek der Nederlanden: Johan de Witt

Bloody Sunday (1905) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Soldiers firing on peaceful protesters on what came to be known as Bloody Sunday. Tsar Nicholas was not in the area when this happened and did not give the order to do it. 92 people were killed and hundreds were wounded.

Russian Revolution, 1917. Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, June 4, 1917, by Karl Karlovich Bulla At least 700 people were killed or wounded....while Lenin went into hiding. This is significant because it shows the political tension of Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. It shows how the military treated its people and that demonstrators are unhappy with their current state (poverty and limited rights).

Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, corner of Nevsky Prospect and Sadovaya Street, St. Petersburg, June by Karl Karlovich Bulla

In captivity at Tobolsk in the winter of 1917- 1918. A guard of the Romanovs commented "All my evil thoughts about the tzar disappeared after I had stayed a certain time amongst the guards...I began to feel entirely different towards them...to pity them as human beings...I kept saying to myself, 'Let them escape...do something to let them escape.'"

From left to right, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Tsar Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna in captivity at Tobolsk in the winter of Courtesy: Beinecke Library

Leonhard Frank 1882-1961

Leonhard Frank 1882-1961

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