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Re: Alexandra - the Abdication and the Family's Downfall
« Reply #510 on: December 13, 2008, 10:32:01 AM »
According to Gilliard's memoirs, the IF heard about Lenin's rise to power in mid-November 1917, during their stay in Tobolsk:

"About November 15th we learnt that the Provisional Government was overthrown and that the Bolsheviks had again come into power."
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Re: Alexandra - the Abdication and the Family's Downfall
« Reply #511 on: December 16, 2008, 11:57:59 AM »
I think, they could have heard about him - maybe with the letters that "Crimeans" sent to them.

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Re: Alexandra - the Abdication and the Family's Downfall
« Reply #512 on: December 18, 2008, 08:20:18 AM »
In 'Romanovy : Ventsenosnaya Semia' Nicholas and Alexei were having wood, and talked about about Lenin (in Tobolsk):

A: Who is Lenin?
N: A leader of Bolshevicks ....
A: Is he a good man?
N: I don't know Alyosha,, I've never met him
A: Would you like to meet him?
N: Not!'
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