DahliaMccurry / 21st March 2017
Russia (Russian: Россия, Rossiya), officially the Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya), is the largest country in the world and its land stretches across both Europe and Asia.
Nicholas II of Russia born Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov (Russian: Никола́й II, Никола́й Алекса́ндрович Рома́нов) (18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July [O.S. 4 July] 1918) was the last Tsar of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland.
The Effects of the Mongol Empire on Russia on GeoHistory | The history of Russia has always been a relatively sad and tumultuous one …
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky (August 30, 1863 – September 27, 1944) was a Russian chemist and photographer best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century Russia.
Just to remind you if you didn’t see – there is a Prokudin-Gorsky photographer exist who made tens of photos of Russian Empire in color. They are not colorized later – they were actual color captured back then, 100 and more years ago.
A nice collection of late 19th century photos of the Russian Empire. It looks like a totally different world from how modern Russia looks now.
1809 The Finnish War concludes, and Sweden cedes Finland to the Russian Empire.. 1812 Under the leadership of Napoleon, France invades Russia in June.After reaching Moscow, French forces are pushed back and defeated by the end of the year.
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