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Russia Missiia (Greece) records
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Correspondence, communiques, financial records, reports, and printed matter, relating to Greco-Russian relations, the Balkan War of 1912-1913, the Russian Revolution, Russian refugees, and the Russian Orthodox Church. Includes consular records from Turkey and the Balkans.
The Russia. Missiia (Greece) Collection documents the activities of the Russian Mission in Athens, Russian consulates, and Russian refugee organizations in Balkan countries and in Turkey from 1874 until 1925. The Russian Mission and consulates represented the Russian Imperial Government until the February Revolution of 1917 and the Russian Provisional Government thereafter. The mission and consulates continued to be considered representatives of the Russian Provisional Government even after the latter was overthrown by the Bolsheviks in October 1917. They were closed by March 1924 when Greece recognized the USSR.
93 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope (40.2 Linear Feet)
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