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Мировая задача России: члены Московского религиозно-философского общества памяти Вл. Соловьёва о Великой войне.

This article is dedicated to the First World War 100th anniversary and analyze Russian society ideological basis. Author is trying to find out the understanding of the Wolrd War I in works of Moscow Vladimir Soloviev's religious-philosophical society. Society members were rather influential in Russian intellectual world. Among them E.N. Trubetskoy, S.N. Bulgakov, N.A. Berdyaev, S.L. Frank, V.F. Ern and others could be named. It is essential to treat these authors’ war interpretations if we are speaking about public opinion of that period. They were carrying different points on nature of war, its aims and sense. However, mentioned philosophers shared one common belief – Great War is unique occurrence when Russia must reveal its special spirit. That is why the First World War was understood not only as political fighting but also as collision of ideologies.