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Lenin Goes Into Hiding and Then Escapes to Finland – 16 and 17 July 1917

On 16 and 17 July 1917, Lenin went into hiding and then fled Russia for Finland, after Kerensky’s provisional government outlawed the Bolshevik Party and started to arrest members of the party.

Included below are three newspaper stories – published in July 1917 – that report on the chaos in Russia at this time and Lenin’s escape to Finland.

Read more BNA blog posts about Lenin.

Manchester Evening News – Thursday 26 July 1917

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000272/19170726/032/0003

Liverpool Echo – Saturday 28 July 1917

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000271/19170728/068/0004

Liverpool Echo – Thursday 26 July 1917

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000271/19170726/018/0003

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