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21 November 2018


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1. Catherine Seizes Power

On June 28, 1762, Catherine (born Sofia Frederika Augusta), the German wife of a weakened tsar, seized Russian throne. She soon earned the appellation "the Great."

Tags: tsarism, history, Catherine the Great
By Nikolai Pavlenko
2. Tsarevich Alexei and the Worst 10th Birthday Ever

Late July and early August were busy times in 1914: not only was Russia's own heir apparent celebrating his 10th birthday, the world was devolving into the military chaos of World War I.
 

Tags: romanov, romanovs, alexei, rasputin, world war i, russia, russian empire, tsarism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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