The year is 1917, WWII has been raging for several years and the Russian worker, soldier, and peasant are all tired of the war; one which they did not want to fight. 685 more words
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The date is February ,1917, Europe is still embroiled in World War I and the United States has yet to enter the fray, when the workers of Russia burst onto the scene. 698 more words
From: Public Education in the U.S.S.R. (1950)
by Y.N. Medinsky
(translated from Russian, 1954)
THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION IN THE U.S.S.R.
Pre-revolutionary Russia was among the most backward countries as regards the general level of literacy of the population and the number of schools and pupils.1,343 more words