Russian Federation, Rossiya (Russian), Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Soviet Union, U.S.S.R., Great Russia, Little Russia, White Russia, Muscovy, Rus, Ruthenia, Siberia, the Soviets, Reds*, Russian Bear*; for divisions of Russia, see Europe.
Smallpox affected the rich and the poor and it changed the course of history: It killed Queen Mary II of England in 1694, King Louis I of Spain in 1724, Emperor Peter II of Russia in 1730, and King Louis XV of France in 1774, and changed the succession to the thrones of nations a dozen more times.
In Russia, Joseph Stalin had thousands of writers, intellectuals, and scientists arrested and put into concentration camps.
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In 1920 she went to Russia as a member of one of the various Labour delegations invited to inspect Soviet conditions of government.
She published on her return an account of her experiences, under the title of Through Bolshevik Russia (1920).