Galima Galiullina, Ph. D for Veterans Today
To 100 Years of Great October Revolution
Part I. Trotsky and Russia
Young Russia as an Object of Lust
Russia is not a state, it is a world, wrote a famous publicist about the land of the Tsar reflecting on the diversity of its peoples, the wide range of climatic zones, the large the diversity of its natural resources and the dissimilarities of the aspirations of human individuals, of which the empire is composed.
This introductory phrase for the article “Young Russia: The Land of Unlimited Possibilities” begins an analytical review of Russia in the early twentieth century by Gilbert Grosvenor in the November, 1914 issue of the National Geographic Magazine. My husband somehow…