The Demise of the Romanov Dynasty

By Aishath Faathin Maseeh, 11A R: Romanovs dictated oppressive rules U: Until they portrayed themselves as fools S: Spring blooming with promises*, through their abdication S: Soon the Winter of Resentment** was to say farewell I: In the midst of War time, Hope prevalent through the nation A: A tragic Tsar replaced, muddling Russia, far […]

Bloody Sunday

By Jumana Shahid, 11A 22nd January 1905, Released wasps from the hive; Under the power of Tsar Nicholas the II The Golden Days nearly came to an end Shy was he, a timid maiden. His moustache—the one good thing he had then. Though almost as dumb as the 16th Louis, He, at least, didn’t marry […]

STALIN: The Man of Steel

By Aminath Eema Asim, 11A Russia was completely closed and isolated from the rest of the world until 1991, when the communist regime fell. It is only by chance that evidence of many of the many violent acts he committed still survives. One of the most ‘Stalinist’ acts of the period had been the arrest of […]