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The article discusses the historiosophical attitudes of M.A. Voloshin on the future of Russia and on the fate of humanity as a whole. These attitudes were partially inspired by the historical period in which Maximilian Voloshin has lived. The World War I, the terrorism, the Bolshevik Revolution - all of these themes were reflected in the poetry and journalistic creations of the author. The fact that in these years Voloshin was increasingly drawn to the works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky - another thinker who considered the question about the sad future of Russia in the period of revolutions and wars - is no less important. The point of intersection between historiosophical attitudes of both thinkers also receive detailed consideration in the text of the article.

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E S Melnikov

People’s Friendship University of Russia

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Phd student of the department of Russian and Foreign Literature, Philological faculty, RUDN University

Miklukho-Maklaya str., 6, Moscow, Russia, 117198


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