Article: The New Statesman on Russia's explosion of unrest in 1917

Posted on on 15 March 2017
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Professor David Reynolds discusses the impact of the Great War on the 'uniquely combustible city' of Petrograd a century ago. 

Writing in the New Statesman, he considers how the two Russian revolutions which toppled the Tsar and brought the Bolsheviks to power in 1917 were shaped by the 'intertwined stories of two almost incomprehensible men': Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin.  

Read the full article in the New Statesman.