44 Lenin Avenue

A researcher's journey to Siberia

P. V. Vologodskii and the legal angle

Filed under: Ignatii Dvernitskii,Russian Revolution,Sibirskaia Pravda — Wilson Bell at 4:04 pm on Thursday, September 12, 2019  Tagged , , , , ,

One aspect of the Ignatii Dvernitskii murder that I haven’t really explored, yet, is the trial itself. This is partly because, as mentioned previously, the case was tried by military tribunal on Nov. 23, 1909, and the records have likely been lost. Because the authorities closed military tribunals to the public, moreover, there was only […]

Siberian ‘Truth’

Filed under: Ignatii Dvernitskii,Sibirskaia Pravda — Wilson Bell at 2:25 pm on Saturday, July 9, 2016  Tagged , , , , ,

Ignatii Dvernitskii, the monk and headmaster who was murdered by two of his students in May 1909 at 44 Lenin (then Pochtamtskaia ulitsa), was also editor of┬áSibirskaia pravda, or┬áSiberian Truth, from mid-1908 until the March 14th issue of 1909. The paper began publishing in January 1908, and was the newspaper of the Tomsk chapter of […]