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Peruvian Volcano Unseats Russian Tsar

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Nov/Dec 2011
Russian Calendar
Page 22   ( 2 pages)

Summary: When a volcano erupted in Peru in 1600, it had huge effects not only in South America, but across the globe. And especially in Russia, where crop failures led to hunger and discontent, eventually leading to the Time of Troubles.

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