100 years on, the legacy of the Russian 1917 revolutions reflects a divided country today. The powerful and enigmatic Russia lives in contradiction and inner conflict, as they rapidly move towards a new future, while grasping tightly onto the past. On one hand the progression towards equality and freedom from outward influences seems to have finally penetrated Russia’s outer shell, yet political ideology holds strongly onto past ways of life, clashing together in a fight for a changing society.

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