Narodnaya Volya (The People’s Will)

Holodomor AvatarNarodnaya Volya (The People’s Will or The People’s Freedom) was a Jewish terrorist organization in the late 19th century of which Vera Figner was a leading member. She is best known for the successful assassination of The 1881 assassination of Tsar Alexander IITsar Alexander II of Russia. The group was founded in 1879 in a time of various subversive political movements in Russia. Vladimir Lenin’s elder brother, Alexander Ulyanov was a later to head a subsequent incarnation of Narodnaya Volya that plotted to assassinate Tsar Alexander III.

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