Category: Series: Exile Switzerland

5. April 2017

20th / 21st century | Russia

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Part 2: Tourists, Convalescents, Students and Soldiers

by Peter Collmer

Political refugees were not the only people to undertake the long journey from Russia to Switzerland. Also aristocratic tourists, women seeking higher education as well as escaped soldiers sought protection here.

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4. April 2017

20th / 21st century | Russia

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Part 1: Switzerland as a haven of political asylum

by Peter Collmer

Together with France and Great Britain, Switzerland was one of the main host countries for revolutionaries seeking protection from Tsarist persecution.

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