Friends of Russian Freedom


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Occupation Ethel Lilian Voynich
Once settled London as a radical and even a nihilist, she helped the Society of Friends of Russian Freedom , founded in spring 1890, and worked on its journal, Free Russia.
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politics Hesba Stretton
Around the time of her move to Ivy Croft, HS began to associate with the Friends of Russian Freedom , a group of Russian nihilists and political exiles. She was particularly concerned about the persecution...
Textual Production Hesba Stretton
As a result of her involvement with the Friends of Russian Freedom , HS published several books on Russian themes, most notably The Highway of Sorrow at the Close of the Nineteenth Century (1894...
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
In 1890, ELV was, alongside Stepniak, both translating for and editing Free Russia, the journal of the Society of Friends of Russian Freedom , for whom she smuggled forbidden books into Russia, meeting...


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