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... in the war and mismanagement of the economy at home prompts mutinies in the armed forces and street disturbances in major cities.
Liberal leaders force Tsar Nicholas II to abdicate. A series of Provisional Governments seek to continue war against Germany despite disintegrating military and unrest at home.
Rise of the Soviet Union and communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin masterminds the Bolsheviks to overthrow the provisional ...
... 9 am local time, which is 2 am American time. I thought Russia was 8 hrs ahead; it isn't. It's 7. Russia stopped day lights saving 2 years ago, so maybe that has something to do with it. Today I'm going to do some walking around and then I think I'm just going to rest since I'm tired. I can't really rest now bc I can hear construction. Tomorrow there's a free walking tour at 10:45 that I'm going to attend. I found where the free walking tour is. I got lost bc the map looks ...
... A Tallinn Flea Market (This is Darlene’s story.)
In Tallinn (see Travel Times 41), I found this wonderful Lucite box in a funky flea market and bought it for 5 Euros. The man in the booth thought the old photograph under the Lucite cover was a building in Moscow but he wasn’t sure. In St. Petersburg we asked our wonderful front desk ladies to find out which building it was ...
-Russian Internet Server
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/j un/19/russia-digital-soveriegnty-nsa-su rveillance
*Pussy Riot arrests
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2 014/02/25/putin-s-police-arrest-pussy-r iot-again-in-court-crackdown.html
*Censorship in Russia
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/20 14-05-01/russia-moves-toward-china-styl e-internet-censorship
... column, our new friends indicated that we all needed to go, so Jess and I got luggaged up. I had my rucksack on my back, my day backpack on my front, and two shopping bags of food in my left hand, Jess had her day backpack on her back, carrying two shopping bags in her right hand, and was pulling her suitcase on its wheels in her left. When we got the top of the stairs that we needed to descend, we had developed a system where Jess would put the pull handle of her luggage away, we ...