Tsar Nikolai apparently had the worst & most scumbaggy advisors because of some crazy relationship with his father.
THIS IS GOLD!
The tsar had two illegitimate sons? I hope the Bolsheviks took care of them.
WTF? They made a fake lake in 1712.. .made with Turkish prisoner labor?
Uhm.. Perhaps.. just perhaps... it was a bad idea.
The Tsar's family sucked so badly that their babysitter became a Bolshevik!
Lol!
He did live till his 50th Birthday!
Holy god! Even Kerenski's guards were.... 🔥🔥🔥
Even the Bolsheviks agreed to keep him ... if he stayed on his private disney land and didn't bother anyone. Sadly, he failed!
Remember most of the Tsar's "children" were adults in 1918. Also, the Bolshevik "soldiers" were super young. They were just poor kids....
She was 19 in 1918.
Imagine how terrible they had to be..... again.. reminder.. Kerenski's guards
It looked like basically keeping the Tsar's family alive was a hard task. In fact, if the Kerenski government had gone on longer, even, they, would not have succeeded in keeping the Tsar alive.
Literally, the Kerenski government couldn't even tell the soldiers where they were headed to for vacation. They had to find a villla not accessible by train because so many people hated the Tsar!
See what I mean...
So inane.
Hold on. Let me see if I can find a picture of them. I have no idea how they stayed afloat!

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh
 

Keep Current with Historic.ly

Historic.ly Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!

PDF

Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @historic_ly

15 Feb
But here is my theory: Ford, Shell oil etc signed on the five-year plan because they thought they'd do 5 years + Pinochet-like coup.

However, that could not happen because basically they were watched like a hawk for every single second they spent +
But, I do think Soviet Security did use the industrialists as bait to help them identify the weakest and the members who would justify selling out. So, basically, when the tanks rolled in on Berlin and on top of the Reichstag, it was Stalin cucking all the industrialists
But I can never figure out if this theory is right because it would require me to stay awake while reading pretenious Trotsky.
Read 6 tweets
1 Jan
I'm making a video essay/documentary/whatever you want to call it!

So, I will be low on tweets.

But please help us sustain ourselves

historicly.substack.com/subscribe
We have venmo.
Read 4 tweets
31 Dec 20
US cold war propaganda was so insane.
I strategically cut this propaganda film to make it pro-communism 🤣🤣
"Your world is dying in the dry rot of capitalism, imperialism and colonialism"
Read 5 tweets
31 Dec 20
In World War I, we frequently had the phenomenon known as "Broken faces" that's because people would get hit with bullets or shrapnell and it would disfigure their face but not kill them.

It was devastating for many of these veterans.

Here is a before and after ImageImage
Content Warning: Graphic injuries

Don't scroll this thread...if you are sensitive

Stop
This is a soldier from France. Image
Read 12 tweets
27 Dec 20
Interestingly, according to Herbery Apothacary, the West German newspaper seems to have a far better grasp of events compared to publications like @mronline and @newrepublic
FYI: Here is the book I am reading. All further texts will be to clarify the author's opinion and it may or may not be mine.
Hungary just lost the Austrio-Hungarian empire. Between the two wars, the ruling class wanted to "Make Hungary Great Again"
Read 6 tweets
19 Nov 20
This picture is wrongly miscaptioned in the west. They West says "Citizens seize Soviet Tank in 1956."

However, they are flying the Fascist Flag of Hungary. ImageImage
Here are also the extremely armed, not peaceful "demonstrators" who are burning a hole on the communist flag of Hungary in 1956 Image
See the symbol on the back of the truck. ImageImage
Read 39 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!