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History of Russia

Parent Category: Russia
Russian history dates back to 862AD. By mid-1200, the Russian territory spanned current-day Poland to the Pacific coast. By the 20th century, Russia became one of the superpowers and is now a major contributor to world policies.
Stalin didn't like Fascists and Melsheviks.
tsar, czar, there are alternate spellings
Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact .
Nikita Khrushchev is the premier of soviet union during the cubanmissile crisis.
During World War II, the 'ruthless leader' of the Soviet Union wasJoseph Stalin (1878-1953). Having achieved absolute power in theCommunist nation during the 1920s, Stalin reigned throughout the1930s, during the whole of World War II, and for a number of yearsbeyond, until his death in 1953.
The word Marxism-Leninism is used roughly as a synonym for Communism. (Marx was a philosopher who wrote about his ideas for a Communist state, and Lenin was an early leader of the Soviet Union, which was the name Russia took during its Communist period.)China is still a Communits country, although...
Union of Soviet socialist republics
Rasputin: Also called the mad monk, seer, healer and prophet. Hewas born in 1869 and was a mystic man from Russia.
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Western countries e.g. China, Russia, Mongolia, Western Germany Alot of these had communist governments introduced by the USSR. Berlin itself was split-The western side of the wall was mainly inhabited by western Germans and was communist, the eastern side was inhabited by eastern Germans and was...
Because there could be weapons of mass destruction aboard it + theycan use the satellites for surveillance.
robbing them of their individuality, forcing them to work in labor camps, and intentionally starving tens of millions of people to death to insure that everyone had enough food. :)
One of her failures was allowing the boyars to increase their stranglehold on Russian peasants. She took firm action to repress the peasants when they revolted against the harsh conditions of serfdom. As a result, conditions grew worse for the peasants, and even more were forced into serfdom. The...
4 years after the Romanov's executions, Anna Anderson claimed she was the missing Grand Duchess, Anastasia. it was after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping of a bridge these claims surfaced.
the bloody sunday occured from the british army who shot at 26 protesters and killed them all
Yes, she had two sisters and two brothers. Brother: Wilhelm Christian Friedrich von Anhalt-Zerbst (b. 1730, d. 1742)Brother: Friedrich August von Anhalt-Zerbst (b. 1734, d. 1793)Sister: Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst (b. 1736, d. 1736)Sister: Elisabeth von Anhalt-Zerbst (b. 1742, d. 1745)
These nations were allies with Russia. At one time they were allies with Germany until they switched sides. So I included the Axis powers too. AlliesEthiopia · China · Czechoslovakia · Poland · United Kingdom · India · France · Australia · New Zealand · South Africa · Canada · Norway ·...
Mao Zedong was the leader of the Chinese Red Army. During the  Soviet-Chinese war the Army successfully maintained control of the  Manchurian Chinese Eastern Railway.
Communist. He wasn't a leader, though. He was selected to be Vladimir Lenin's successor, which would have made him Premier of the Soviet Union if Joseph Stalin didn't usurp the position so he could lead the country. If you want to know more, Wikipedia has a good article on him.
Stalin had many prison camps in the Soviet Union and had spys everywhere.  If someone spoke out against the government, it would be looked at as opposition towards Stalin's government and would most likely be killed or put in one of these camps
yes , but only to thr romanov family where he could have a pychic healing effect on alexis romanov,s heamophelia but was regarded as a freak buy others
Lenin's greatest achievement was staging the October Revolution in 1917. By doing that he was able to overtrow the existing Provisional Government and impose a new socialist one on the country.
No, Lenin had died in 1924 and the Cold War did not begin till after WWII.
Karl Marx is represented by Old Major in the book and is the founder of communism/animalism.
The White army was the counter-revolutionary forces that invaded  Russia, leading to the Civil War of 1980 to 1920. The White army  was made up of United States, Japanese, French, and British armies,  and their Russian conscripts.
Joseph Stalin in WWII, but 1924 is not during WWII.
No one can change history. It has happened and cannot be changed. They can however change the course a country takes for the future. Two people that achieved this in Russia were; Vladimir Lenin Mikhail Gorbachev
the economy was controlled by the government and so that made it a command economy, but there was no compitition so there was a shortage of food .
Tsar Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881 (the year his father Alexander II was assassinated) to 1894 (the year Alexander III died).
Lenin adopted the name Lenin in 1901 after serving 3 years in exile in Siberia in a town on the River Lena. He took the name from the name of the river.
The Russian revolutionaries who took control of the government in  November 1917 were the Bolsheviks. They were co-founded by Vladimir  Lenin.
officially Czar Nicholas. Brother Michael was a General in the (wHITE) Army, at best an honorary czar,.better fitted for a Garrison Hat than a crown. he died in battle action- not political execution like Nicholas and family.
The most widely accepted figure is that Stalin killed around 20  million.    See related links below.    But there is no argument, both Hitler and Stalin where ruthless and  blood letting rulers of nations, where the people of those nations  were just to frightened to do anything it....
The first capital of Russia was actually Kiev.
his plans were to keep everybody under control and to do what he says. also to be lieve what he said about people and trust him at all times and everything will be great if his people trusted him.....duhh who asked this stupid question anyway
When the Germans invaded the Soviet Union, his plans did not work. Instead, of an all out attack to capture Leningrad, he decided on siege tactics. The Russians could withstand that. They were used to privations. Then Hitler's army kept going and not concentrating on one objective but on many. The...
Vlad vile was pretty bad in his eyes.
He may have hated some of the nobility, or he may have hated no  one. He was a very good leader at times, and at other times, he was  dangerous and unstable. We can't be sure about who he hated  consistently because he was mentally unstable, and would fly into  rages. He killed his son during a...
Stalin was born in 1879 and died in 1953. So, he was alive during the Second World War (1939-1945.) as well.
On June 22nd 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union at 0400 GMT. At 0500GMT the propaganda minister of Germany Joseph Goebbels announced a statement from Hitler declaring that the mobilization of the German army would be the "greatest the world has ever seen". In 1939 Germany and The USSR had...
Germany attacked the USSR and won many battles but in the end he lost to Russia's mighty force both in Russia and Germany.
The greatest battles of WWII in Europe/Asia were fought in the Soviet Union. The German Army was so badly beaten by the Soviets that only a token force of the German Army remained to face the Normandy Invasion of 1944.
Not very, because a lot of people went without bread, meat, or even clothing the richest never cared about the poor just about how good they looked
He did treat his people very badly in some ways but in other ways he treated them as actual people like build schools for them.
USSR ended in 1991 because of: - Bad economy - Bad Leadership - Afghan war - Falling of Berlin wall - Government not liked by the public
cause communism is evil if you like it so much move to china and see how great it is you commy
Stalin's Idea of "Help"Stalin stole the peasants' food, their livelihood and their lives. They went without religion for 24 years. Although he did bring them up to date in their economy, he killed millions in the process.
War. That would have spoilt the arangement.
The role of the Soviet secret police was to combat counter-revolution and sabotage. The name of the first secret police was the Cheka, which was short for the the Russian acronym for the All-Russian Extraordinary Committee to Combat Counter-Revolution and Sabotage.In a large way it was not a "secret...
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The Mongol's invasion and subsequent seizure of control of Kievan Rus did not have highly profound effects. Some changes to Kievan Rus though, included complete suzerainty of the Khan of that specific section of the horde, mandatory tribute to the Horde from all citizens of Kievan Rus, and the...
From a painting I saw, they were colored blue.
Yes, Ivan the Terrible is the grandson of Ivan the Great.
The collectivization (nationalization of private land and merging it into big units of land, where former land owners had to work for a salary) crippled the Lithuanian agriculture, and it still has not regained full potential to this day. During the rule of Soviet Union, moral decay has made way...
The Bolsheviks adopted red as their symbolic color, and the communist state that they created continued to associate itself with that color, until the fall of communism in 1989.
Nicholas II abdicated the throne during the February Revolution of 1917, because he had lost control over the police and the military forces in Petrograd and other cities where rioting had broken out. He no longer had the power to stop the chaos. His ministers, members of the Duma and others...
There are a lot of myths around Stalin's legacy, mostly invented to  discredit Marxism-Leninism. He mostly did good. I would advise  reading anything by Sir Bernard Pares or Professor Grover Furr.  Many people will try to explain that Stalin was a mass murderer to  some degree, but it's really...
As superpower United States watches other superpowers in the game of global domination, especially if that another superpower is a totalitarian state. If not checked Soviet or communist control could spread to western Europe and all over the world as communist ideas were very popular at the time.
She is the wife of the Czar Nicholas of Russia and bore 5 children
It is known that the Russian side lost 60,000 troops in the  Kerensky (or July) Offensive of World War I. The total number of  casualties for the Austro-Hungarian and German side is unknown.
As a result of the collapse of the Soviet Union: . the threat of the anihilation of humanity was reduced, andperhaps eliminated for a time. . Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania regained theirindependence. . Belarus, Ukraine, Moldavia, Georgia and other former Sovietrepublics bacel independent states. ....
He had stepped down from throne after the death of his father on October 20, 1991
Similarities between Stalin and Lenin were they were both Bolsheviks wanting to make a communist state in Russia.
The Soviet Union no longer exists. It included Russia and a number of other countries. It spread across two continents, as does Russia again. The continents are Europe and Asia.None, any more, since it has ceased to exist. When it existed, it straddled Europe and Asia. Mostly Asia.
Because he was besties with Hitler
He was born July 30, 1904
The Soviets were fighting insurgents in Afghanistan. The US was fighting a nation with a standing army, air force, and navy. Insurgents=Rebelling against the government/unlawful
The two countries had different forms of government.
The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was a Non-aggression act between the two which allowed Germany to attack Poland without fear of retaliation from the Soviet Union. In fact, the Soviets took portions of Eastern Poland for itself.
Some people believed in the practices he did to the Romanovs. Most did not.Apparently he had a very charismatic presence and speaking style.Women seemed to find him unaccoutably attractive despite his reportedly poor personal hygiene.Pheromones were unknown at the time , but I feel sure that would...
Soviet forces were alone in the ground war with Germany. A Second  Front would greatly reduce the number of troops and material the  Wehrmacht could muster against the Eastern Front. The Soviet Union  was part of the Allied powers--as were the United States and  Britain. He pushed the U.S. and...
Before the Russian Revolution of 1917, the country had suffered  high inflation and food scarcity. The hardest hit of the very  stratified Russia were the peasants. World War I made everything  worse for the Russian people, thus highlighting the problems of the  country and inefficiency of the...
This question refers to three examples of among the most  influential leaders of the Soviet Union and its successor of the  Russian Federation. all three were reformers in distinct  directions. Khrushchev sought de-Stalinization, will Gorbachev  helped end the Soviet Union itself. Yeltsin...