‘Battle of Borodino' by George Jones, exhibited (Tate Gallery). Battle of 1812 in which Russian forces tried to halt the advance of Napoleon towards Moscow. It was not successful but, although the Russians withdrew, they were not defeated.
A composite poster of Seventeen high-ranking Bolsheviks, designed by Vara. Published by the Central Asian newspaper Trud (Work) in Stalin later has eight of the group murdered (not counting one suicide). Top Row, left to right: Nikolai Bukharin (Shot