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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ivan the Terrible".

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1. The Forgotten Brides

The little-known fates of the wives of Ivan the Terrible's son.

Tags: Kremlin, Ivan the Terrible
2. TBT: A Terrible Defection

On this day in 1564, one of Terrible's most trusted confidantes defected. But they kept in touch.

Tags: war, lithuania, kurbsky, Ivan the Terrible, military
3. Long Live Valeriy I!

Ivan the Terrible, notorious not only for being terrible, but also for killing his eldest son, may have finally found his heir.

Tags: tsarism, Ivan the Terrible, Ivan IV
4. Maria Temryukovna

Among “the Terrible’s” unfortunate wives, Maria Temryukovna, his second, is an interesting case.

Tags: Kremlin, Tsar, Ivan the Terrible
5. A Great Overlooked Victory

The Battle of Molodi, while not a well-remembered battle, was a rather important one in Russia’s history. Yet for some reason it is little-known.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, turkey, tatars, mongols
6. Pretty (and Pierced) Pictures, a Brutal Bridge, and a New Hope for Han Solo

In a galaxy far, far away, the Millennium Falcon circled over a vicious battle with art and a dangerous passageway. That far-off galaxy being Russia, of course.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, Ivan the terrible, Star Wars, st. petersburg, art
By Irina Bukharin
7. Pretty (and Pierced) Pictures, a Brutal Bridge, and a New Hope for Han Solo

In a galaxy far, far away, the Millennium Falcon circled over a vicious battle with art and a dangerous passageway. That far-off galaxy being Russia, of course.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, Ivan the terrible, Star Wars, st. petersburg, art
By Irina Bukharin
8. Parties with Putin and the Ruins of Literature

President Putin visits human rights activists and curious kids, and a famous author falls to pieces. Plus Ivan the Terrible, a terrible auction purchase, and 10 fantastic bridges. 

Tags: Moscow, Ivan the Terrible, Gogol, Sirius, Alexeyeva, Putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. Victory Day and cheeky chess pieces

Victory Day meant full streets but empty skies. A hollow chess piece hides more than its next move. And a day in the life of an Arctic doctor. 

Tags: arctic, ivan the terrible, victory day, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. Ivan the Terrible and Pokémon the Great

Pokémon goes to Russia – and so do memories of fallen tsars, athletes, street cleaners, and of course, a kitty cat.

Tags: pokemon, russia, kremlin, olympics, doping, ivan the terrible, cats
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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