Russia photos: From woodsmen and tramps to soldiers of the Revolution, remarkable photos of a changing nationPictures taken by Maxim Dmitriev - one of the founders of the photojournalism genre Among images: White army general, marketplaces and 'Old Believers' Many show scenes in cities along the Volga river By Nick Enoch
6 June 2012 Last updated at 19:23 ET By Lucy Ash Radio 4's Crossing Continents
20 November 2012 Last updated at 00:16 GMT By Steve Rosenberg BBC News, Moscow One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn's classic novel, was published 50 years ago this month.
By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:41 GMT, 4 August 2012 | UPDATED: 13:28 GMT, 5 August 2012
Russian peasants were a completely separate class from the land owners and nobility, many of whom must have considered their underlings less than human. Most peasants were actually serfs – individuals owned by or legally tied to their masters – before The Peasant Reform of 1861.
Extremely rare photo album with 16 original photographs of Coronation procession , taken on May 14th 1896 in Moscow.
Why study the Russian Revolution?