Vladimir Petrushevsky

An Archive

March 20th, 1916

Немцам удалось подстрелить шедший из Царьграда поезд позади моего участка. Убито 6 человек. Река Двина тронулась, сзади оттаивает болото. Мы совершенно отрезаны от мира.

To the rear of my area the Germans managed to shoot back a train coming from Tsar’grad. Six people were killed. Ice on the Dvina River has begun to move and behind us the swamp is also thawing. We are completely cut off from the world.