July 01, 2014

The Last Months of Peace

The Last Months of Peace
Arrival of ballerina Anna Pavlova (holding flowers) in St. Petersburg. It would be her last visit to Russia.

On January 1, 1914, a St. Petersburg newspaper, congratulating its readers on the New Year, wrote:

Let boredom vanish, let storms and anxieties pass –

The best will rise, the miracle will be born;

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