ROME AND ROMANIA, 27 BC-1453 AD. Emperors of the Roman and the so-called Byzantine Empires; Princes, Kings, and Tsars of Numidia, Judaea, Bulgaria, Serbia, Wallachia
11th century Russian architecture was greatly influenced by Byzantine models. This was the period when the church fundamentals started to appear.
These were the long term causes of the Russian Revolution, the factors which eroded the Tsarist government in the run up to 1917.
The Russian Federation (Росси́йская Федера́ция, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya), commonly known as Russia (Rossiya), is a transcontinental country
Sobriquet. The English word terrible is usually used to translate the Russian word grozny in Ivan’s nickname, but this is a somewhat archaic translation.
Russian Monarchy. The history of the Imperial Romanov Family is part of Russian history, with its several pages devoted to Tsarskoye Selo. After Peter the Great
Tsar / z ɑː r / or / t s ɑː r / (Old Church Slavonic: ц︢рь [usually written thus with a title] or цар, цaрь), also spelled tzar, csar, or czar, is a
Since the second half of the nineteenth century, Russia has been the largest country in the world, stretching from the plains of eastern Europe across Siberia
Russian Revolution of 1917, two revolutions, the first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October
In 1861 serfdom, the system which tied the Russian peasants irrevocably to their landlords, was abolished at the Tsar’s imperial command. Four years later, slavery