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Russia (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 244 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 05 Apr 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/3/101
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Letter from Peter Pollen, War Office, to WSC, giving details of military and naval expenditure in Russia, France, Germany and Italy.

Dates: 05 Apr 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jun 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/69/18
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Cutting from the Daily Mail: editorial praising the Russian army.

Dates: 26 Jun 1915
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), 12 Mar 1915 - 14 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/62
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Note from C C Ennals quoting from a telegram from the Chief of Staff of Grand Duke Nicholas giving the instructions which have been issued to Admiral Andrei Eberhardt [Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet]. With notes on the circulation and translation of the document (13-14 March) and note by WSC that it should be telegraphed textually to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden (13 March). Printed copy. French with parallel English translation. Another copy at CHAR 2/81/19.

Dates: 12 Mar 1915 - 14 Mar 1915
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), 27 Jul 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/2
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles a Court Repington (Naval and Military Club, 94 Piccadilly, [London]) to General Sir Ian Hamilton reporting the views of "L" [? a high-ranking German] on the European situation, in particular the keenness of [?Kaiser Wilhelm II] to avoid war, Germany's ignorance of the wording of the Austrian ultimatum [to Serbia] (which is clearly the work of Count Forgach) before it was issued, the nature of the Russian ultimatum to Austria when Austria invades Serbia, "the sin of...
Dates: 27 Jul 1914
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), 22 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/105/49
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Letter from [WSC] to [Lord Curzon] on the inconsistency of Britain both feeding and fighting the Bolsheviks and on Curzon's support for the recognition of Alexander Kolchak. Typescript copy.

Dates: 22 Apr 1919
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 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/105/56
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Letter from WSC (War Office) to [David Lloyd George] asking whether he should ignore a recent article in the Sunday Times claiming that he foresees the fall of Lloyd George and his own assumption of the leadership of a powerful "Central" party [see CHAR 2/105/55]. Believes that in the peace talks President Woodrow Wilson "having quarrelled with Italy will have to be extra-civil to the British Empire", and notes the good progress of Alexander Kolchak's cause in Russia. Copy.

Dates: 28 Apr 1919
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), 20 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/95
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Letter from Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] (Foreign Office) to WSC returning a draft [?of a letter by WSC defending the Government's foreign policy; see CHAR 2/53/86-87], agreeing with the point about German naval expenditure and asserting that the Manchester Guardian and others have incorrectly assessed the increase in Britain's political responsibility in northern Persia following the Anglo-Russian agreement.

Dates: 20 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/7
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Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] informing him that Queen [Victoria] has appointed Arthur Collins as Chief Justice of Madras and commenting on difficulties posed by Russia to the administration of India in negotiations over the Afghan boundary.

Dates: 17 Jul 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Sep 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/17-18
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Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] in which he discusses relations with Russia including their activities in Central Asia , the annexation of Afghanistan and his own efforts to reach an agreement with Russia, despite feeling that such an agreement is impossible.

Dates: 10 Sep 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Mar [1879]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/6/36
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (St James' Club, Piccadilly [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including arrangements for the transport of dogs to Blenheim Palace and the closure of their house [in Dublin, Ireland] and speculations on relations between England and Russia.

Dates: 02 Mar [1879]
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 Sep 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/64-65
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Auchnashellach [Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland] on the notepaper of the India Office) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including a description of his success at fishing; observations on the likelihood of a European war as a result of the actions of Russia and the illness of Cornelia [Lady Wimborne, earlier Cornelia Lady Guest and Lady Cornelia Churchill].

Dates: 19 Sep 1885
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), 13 May 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/106/1-8
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Draft letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to the Editor of the Times in which he objects to comments made by [2nd] Lord Granville about his speech which discussed Russian affairs including the Russian advance into Central Asia and the arbitration of General Kauffmann. Annotated [by Lady Randolph Churchill].

Dates: 13 May 1885
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), 04 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/60/142
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Telegram from Admiralty to HMS "Jupiter" and the Admiral of Patrols, Immingham, orders for HMS "Jupoiter" to proceed to Archangel to act as icebreaker as the propoer ice breaker had broken down and the port was closing [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/138
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Statistics on changes in military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/215
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Statistics on changes on military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/42/24
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Oriental Palace Hotel, Yokohama, Japan, to WSC, on the Russian-Japanese war.

Dates: 15 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/42/25
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, British Legation Tokyo, Japan, to WSC, on the Russian-Japanese war.

Dates: 20 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jul 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/43/15-17
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Head Quarters, First Army, to WSC, criticism of the War Office and the Army Council, and commenting on the Russia-Japan war.

Dates: 26 Jul 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Sep 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/43/38
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, on WSC's decision to "cross the floor" of the House of Commons, and on the Russia-Japan war.

Dates: 24 Sep 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/28
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Telegram from the Supreme Commander of the Russian Armies [the Grand Duke Nicholas] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, accepting in principle the offer of assistance from the Royal Navy to a Russian Army landing on the North German Coast, if the British fleet gained command of the Baltic Sea. [Typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/30
Scope and Contents Memorandum by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on naval strength in the Baltic, stating that the Kiel Canal gave Germany the power of putting their whole naval force in the North Sea or the Baltic. He adds that the Royal Navy was not strong enough to provide two fleets, each individually superior to the German Fleet, and that the Admiralty could not obtain the naval command of the Baltic until either a decisive general battle had been won at sea or the Kiel canal was effectively blocked....
Dates: 19 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/69
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Submission from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to King George V, reporting that Tsar Nicholas II of Russia wished to award decorations to Commander Max Horton and the crew of submarine E9, for sinking a German destroyer in the Baltic on 29 January [signed by WSC, and approved by the King].

Dates: 20 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1914 - 21 Nov 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/62-63
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Notes between James Masterton-Smith [Private Secretary to WSC] and Charles Walker [Principal Clerk, Admiralty], on the question of Russian decorations for submarine officers.

Dates: 17 Nov 1914 - 21 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Nov 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/64
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Submission from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to King George V, reporting that the Emperor of Russia wished to confer the Order of St Vladimir (4th Class) on two British submarine commanders, Lieutenant-Commander Noel Laurence and Lieutenant-Commander Max Horton, for their skill in navigating their vessels into the Baltic, where they were now operating. WSC asks for the decorations to be approved, but not made public, to preserve secrecy. [Initialled by WSC and King George V].

Dates: 24 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1915 - 23 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/65-67
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Notes between Ronald Campbell, Foreign Office, James Masterton-Smith [Private Secretary to WSC] and Charles Walker [Principal Clerk, Admiralty], reporting that the Russian Ambassador had been told that King George V had approved the award of Russian decorations to the two submarine captains in the Baltic, and had been informed of the need for secrecy.

Dates: 21 Mar 1915 - 23 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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