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Defender of the Fatherland Day: Five Russian military marches

Today, 23 February, Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day. This is a holiday dedicated to the Russian armed forces, commemorating the establishment of the Red Army in 1918. 631 more words


Ivan Bunin

While reading the weekly roundup of Imperial Russia-related news over at Royal Russia News this weekend, I found this great quote about Russian author Ivan Bunin, a White émigré, fervent anti-Bolshevik—and the first Russian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. 247 more words


Ep. 6 To Russia – with conditional love

At times it is easy for me to imagine that most German settlers in Ukraine were Mennonite, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, Mennonites were a tiny minority of the new settlers to that region and to the Russian people there was no difference between the Mennonites and the Germans – they were all just Germans. 1,649 more words

Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church • Berlin, NH

This historic Eastern Orthodox Church in Berlin, NH was built in 1915 by Russian immigrants and is a member of the National Register of Historic Places. 43 more words


Orthodox Internationalism: Why religion matters in global history and International Relations

Tobias Rupprecht
University of Exeter
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Russia has re-emerged as an imperial power during Vladimir Putin’s third term as president. In the Syrian civil war, the Russian military intervention turned the tides in favour of Bashar al-Assad. 953 more words

Imperial & Global History

Ivan the Terrible and the Time of Troubles

On January 16, 1547, at age sixteen, Ivan the Terrible was crowned with Monomakh’s Cap at the Cathedral of the Dormition (Успенский Собор — Uspensky sobor… 5,896 more words

Historic Events

29th December 1709 A.D. The Birth of Elizabeth of Russia #Onthisday

Elizabeth Petrovna was known as Elizabeth of Russia, she was born 29th December 1709 A.D. and died 5th January 1762 A.D.

She was the Empress of Russia from 1741 A.D. 142 more words