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Russia (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 244 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 21 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/137-140
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] on: British naval policy with regard to that of the United States; the hard work involved in finishing the volume of "The World Crisis" on the peace conferences; Maurice Hankey's vindication of Balfour against the "calumnies" of Ray Stannard Baker; WSC's wish to print a passage from one of Balfour's Cabinet papers which states British policy towards Russia at the end of the war. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 21 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/77
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Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, to WSC, sending on a copy of a telegram from the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian War Minister] on the Dardanelles [see CHAR 13/48/67-68], and stating that he wished that the Russian Army would "play up a bit", as they seemed to do nothing but complain about the number of Germans in front of them.

Dates: 11 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/78-79
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on the progress of naval operations in the Dardanelles. WSC also expresses satisfaction that the Russian Fleet would be watching the mouth of the Bosphorus to prevent the escape of Turkish and German ships, and would be ready to attack Turkish forts. [Hand-written copy, initialled by WSC; typescript copy at CHAR 13/48/87. Includes covering note from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] to the...
Dates: 12 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/85-86
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Telegram from the Chief of Staff of the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War] to the Admiralty, on instructions given to the Russian Black Sea Fleet concerning operations in the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus.

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/14-16
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Downe to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on his purchase of oil bearing properties in the Caucasus, Russia.

Dates: 16 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/46/92-93
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on Russia's request for naval action against Turkey to relieve pressure in the Caucasus, detailing plans for forcing the passage of the Dardanelles. [2 Hand-written drafts].

Dates: Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/127
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Letter from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary], sending a message to be forwarded to the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on the progress of the attack on the Dardanelles. WSC suggests that the Russian Black Sea Fleet should prepare to come to the entrance of the Bosphorus, with any troops that could be spared. [Hand-written copy].

Dates: 27 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/206/28-29
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Letter from Arthur Cummings, Political Editor, News Chronicle, to WSC, on meeting with Nicolas Mayorski, the newly arrived London correspondent of the Russian newspaper "Pravda". Stating that Mayorski was one of the "ablest, most interesting and broadly intelligent Bolshies" he had met, and that he was particularly interested in meeting WSC, to "tell him why the post-War interventionist policy in Russia failed", attaching Mayorski's business card.

Dates: 17 Jul 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/69
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to F Stanley Jackson sending a letter he has received from Sir Harry Goschen [inviting him to be the Conservative candidate for the Epping Division of Essex], pressing Jackson for news of his plan to enable WSC to stand for Richmond [Surrey], pointing to the Government's signing of "this farcical Russian Treaty" as a sign that a general election is approaching, hoping that the Opposition will not be out-manoeuvred over the Irish [boundary] question and approving...
Dates: 14 Aug 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/102
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] (Unionist Central Committee rooms, 77 High Road, South Woodford, [Essex]) to William J Bills (151 Brownhill Road, Catford, [London]) stating that fifty-two million pounds was spent to make good the promises Britain had made to the Russian loyalists after the Bolsheviks had deserted the Allied cause and that the Labour Party was officially represented in the Government which made these promises, though not in the Government which had to carry them out. Carbon typescript...
Dates: 26 Oct 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/103
Scope and Contents

Letter from William J Bills (151 Brownhill Road, Catford, [London]) to WSC reporting Socialist allegations that WSC was responsible for the spending of a hundred million pounds to overthrow the Bolsheviks and asking for information with which Bills can refute this.

Dates: 23 Oct 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 31 Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/138/13
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Picton Bagge (British Embassy, 8 Rue Belliard, Brussels, [Belgium]) to WSC reminding him of the scheme he (Bagge) put forward in 1919 "for evicting the Bolsheviks from Russia by means of an Anglo-German financial-industrial combination", summarising his subsequent career, and congratulating WSC on his electoral victory [in the Epping Division of Essex].

Dates: 31 Oct 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [May] [1927]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/102
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Letter from Metropolitan Anthony, president, and W F Romanoff, secretary general, of the Council of the Russian Committee in the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, to [WSC] thanking him for his tribute to Tsar Nicholas II and the part played by the Russian army during the war. Incorrectly addressed to Lord Edward Spencer Churchill.

Dates: [May] [1927]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/142/52-53
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] commenting on the passages in Beaverbrook's book relating to him and clarifying his attitude to the declaration of war on Russia by Germany. Carbon typescript copy. Another copy at CHAR 2/142/54-55.

Dates: 19 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/79-80
Scope and Contents

Letter from Admiral Lord Charles Beresford (Great Cumberland Place, London) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, account of visit to Russia, particularly visits to the Russian Admiralty, commenting on their decision to establish a War Staff after the Russo-Japanese War.

Dates: 19 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/193/30
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Times: report of speech by William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech] on: the economic position, Russia, Ormsby-Gore's opposition to WSC, David Lloyd George and Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] and his support for the Government's Indian policy.

Dates: 10 Apr 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Aug [1914]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27A/19
Scope and Contents

Note by the Admiralty War Staff, listing the Russian Baltic Fleet. [Typescript].

Dates: 28 Aug [1914]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Sub-Fonds

Visit to Russia and Central Asia, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/18
Scope and Contents

Notes on a visit to Russia (7 pages) and Central Asia (5 pages).

Dates: 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Visits to Siberia, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/17
Scope and Contents

An undated account of Forbes' visits to Siberia, 1904-1918.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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