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The work of the Russian Red Cross in pre-revolutionary Transbaikal

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Sergey D. Batoev


Beginning in 1867, training nurses to work in military hospitals became a priority for the Russian Red Cross Society (RRCS). From 1884–1906, the Transbaikal region was a part of the Priamursky Governor-Generalship, in which, until the mid1890s, there were no sisters of mercy societies or appropriate training courses. In the region’s vast territory there was only the RRCS’s Nerchinsk local administration, which did not demonstrate significant activity

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