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False Dmitry

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Sep/Oct 2014
Page 30   ( 1 pages)

Summary: In October 1604, an army under the command of a man claiming to be Dmitry, son of Ivan IV (the Terrible), crossed the Russian border from Poland. Dmitry – now generally believed to be the impostor Grigory Otrepyev actually succeeded. For a time.

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