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🎧 Lenin’s Train

Audio recorded at Chalke Valley History Festival 2017.
Pushkin Prize-winning author, and eminent historian of Russia, Professor Catherine Merridale takes us on Lenin’s fateful train journey from exile in Zurich to his eventual ecstatic reception by the revolutionary crowds in Petrograd. During the course of a train ride, she gives a gripping account of how Lenin hijacked the liberal Russian revolution and changed the history of the world.