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Lunchtime Talk - Caught in the Russian Revolution: The British Community in...
Thu 23 March 2017, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
The security and happiness the British community had enjoyed in Russia since the 18th century were shattered when they lost everything after the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917 and were repatriated to a home country some of them barely knew.
Join Richard Davies, curator of the Caught in the Russian Revolution exhibition and archivist and founder of the Leeds Russian Archive, as he discusses what happened to Britons living in Russia around the time of the Revolution in 1917.