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Admiral Kolchak’s Archive Has Returned To Russia 100 Years After His Execution

Admiral Kolchak’s Archive Has Returned To Russia 100 Years After His Execution
Omsk, Alexander Kolchak in his office
Image by Ninaras

A group of Russian billionaires spent over 3 million euro at French auction to buy historic papers of the man who tried – and failed – to halt Bolsheviks.

A collection of Alexander Kolchak’s manuscripts, a hand-written 1918 Proclamation of his Provisional All-Russian Government declaring intention to bring ‘reunited and reborn Russia into the circle of the great democracies of the world’, unseen pictures of himself and family, and loving private letters to his wife and son Rostislav written mostly in 1919 were kept for over 90 years inside a foreign bank’s vault. 

‘No-one knew about the collection, or rather a few close relatives did know that it existed, but they didn’t realise what it comprised’, said Anastasia Birr, a Paris-based specialist on Russian archives who was asked to view the files in spring 2019…

To read more visit The Siberian Times.

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