Russia in the Shadows
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
The book depicts the grim situation of Russia during the civil war. On his trip Wells met many people and visited quite a few places. He came away from this experience pessimistic about the future of Russia, noting that it was slipping into anarchy and even greater backwardness.
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