П.В. Вологодский. Во власти и в изгнании. Дневник премьер-министра антибольшевистских правительств и эмигранта в Китае 1918-1925 гг.
The chapter is focused on exploration of the politics of comparison as it was practiced by the ideologues of the Russian Empire and imperialism at the beginning of the twentieth century. Special attention is given to the transfer of operative ideological frameworks from the British empire to the Russian context.
The article deals with a virtually unknown letter of Andreas Palaiologos, written in Italian and dated 7 November 1475. Apart from a thorough description and edition of the document, the authors inquire into the career of two persons mentioned in it, Emmanuel Trachaniotes (Jr.) and 'Petro Roso'. It is demonstrated that they played a significant role in the relations between the Greek world and Russia in the last quarter of the 15th century.
Battles of the First World War were accompanied by what was the first full-scale war of words in European history. It was aimed at influencing the public opinion abroad as well as at mobilizing the population at home. Leading intellectuals, including famous scholars, participated in propaganda campaigns waged by the belligerent nations. This text focuses on the discussions between philosophers
involved in the international conflict.
Article is devoted to Old Belief history in the years of World War I. Evolution of a political position of Old Believers in 1914-1917 is considered. Also features of the charity of Old Believers which had mass character are revealed.