Activities of the Russian Red Cross Society in armed conflicts (1867–1917)

Activities of the Russian Red Cross Society in armed conflicts (1867–1917)
// Pathways to Peace and Security. 2018. no 1(54) Special Issue: Humanitarian Challenges, Humanitarian Support and Human Protection in Armed Conflicts. Edited by Ekaterina Stepanova, . P. 223-238


DOI: 10.20542/2307-1494-2018-1-223-238

Chistyakov, Oleg
Russian State Archive of Military History
3, 2nd Baumanskaya ul., Moscow, 105005, Russia 



Abstract

Russian Red Cross Society was the largest and the most influential public charity organization in the Russian Empire. It was involved in all armed conflicts in 1867– 1917. The activities of the Society enjoyed broad support of the population. Studying the history of Red Cross Society in the Russian Empire helps revive humanitarian tradition and bring back to life the values of humanism and mercy in modern Russia. 


Keywords

Red Cross, Russian empire, armed conflict, charity, donations 


For citation:

Chistyakov O. Activities of the Russian Red Cross Society in armed conflicts (1867–1917). Pathways to Peace and Security, 2018, no 1(54) Special Issue: Humanitarian Challenges, Humanitarian Support and Human Protection in Armed Conflicts. Edited by Ekaterina Stepanova, , pp. 223-238. DOI: 10.20542/2307-1494-2018-1-223-238