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  • A Worker Sweeping the Criminals out of the Soviet...

    Book Created date: 1923

    This poster, with its stylised figures, simple, bright colours and bold design, depicts ‘A Worker Sweeping the Criminals...

  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Book Created date: 1922–23

    Alexandra Kollontai was the first woman in Lenin’s cabinet, serving as People’s Commissar for Social Welfare. A tireless...

  • Bloody Sunday in The Ninth Wave Journal

    Journal Created date: 1906

    The title of this magazine The Ninth Wave, refers to a well-known painting of a stormy sea by Ivan Aivazovskii. This iss...

  • Did you volunteer? / Have you volunteered?

    Poster Created date: 1920

    This famous poster is the work of Dmitrii Moor (the pseudonym of Dmitrii Orlov, taken from the bandit hero of  Friedrich...

  • For the United Russia

    Poster Created date: 1919

    A white horseman fighting a red dragon is portrayed on this poster with Orthodox churches in the background. It is obvio...

  • General Denikin

    Poster Created date: 1919

    Portraits of military commanders were often reproduced in various forms in the White propaganda. Portraits of Generals A...

  • Golos emigranta (The Émigré Voice), no. 2, 1 June...

    Journal Created date: 1921

    By 1921, the anti-Bolshevik White armies had conceded defeat to the Red Army and many of their supporters had fled Russi...

  • Izvestiia (News) 27 February 1917

    Placard Created date: 1917

    Placards, such as this one published by the Committee of Petrograd Journalists, helped citizens to stay abreast of the r...

  • Kropotkin and women’s emancipation

    Book Created date: 1891–1907

    This album of press cuttings on the emancipation of women in Russia was collected and annotated by Prince Petr Kropotkin...

  • Mobilisation – Demobilisation, [postcard]

    Postcard Created date: 1918

    A Soviet postcard mocking the tsarist regime for its inability to be in charge during the First World War.

  • Mountain dwellers and Muslims, enlist

    Poster Created date: 1920

    Alliances with of the non-Russian population of the former Empire were an important factor in the ‘Russian’ Civil War. T...

  • Muslim women and the Revolution

    Poster Created date: 1918–1921

    A Muslim woman turns her back on the mosque, while two men invite her to a Youth Organisation. In the absence of a sizab...

  • Nelly Ptashkina

    Book Created date: 1922

    This diary was written by a young Russian girl named Nelly L’vovna Ptashkina. Aged just 14 at the time of the October Re...

  • Novyi satirikon magazine

    Magazine Created date: 1917

    This caricature from the satirical magazine Novyi satirikon (New Satiricon) shows the general disillusion people felt i...

  • Peace and Freedom in the Soviet Russia, poster. c....

    Poster Created date: 1919

    This anti-Bolshevik poster shows ‘Peace and Freedom in the Soviet Russia’. In anti-Bolshevik propaganda Trotsky often h...