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1. Russia's Favorite Rebel and His Bloody Capture Turn 345

On April 14, 1671, Cossacks captured rebel leader Stenka Razin and ended his rebellion against the tsar. Here’s some background on Razin’s uprising, and what it meant for the fate of Russia.

Tags: stenka razin, rebellion, uprising, tsar, peasants, cossacks, 1671, astrakhan, lobnoye mesto, autocracy, revolt
By Dmitry Volodikhin
2. Dmitry Pozharsky: Russian Hero

It's 1612. There's no tsar on the throne and the Poles have entered Moscow. Some may have despaired – but one man took the opportunity to save the country and earn his place in history books.

Tags: minin, pozharsky, russia, moscow, 1612, tsar, patriotism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
3. Emperor of all Russia

Part II of article about Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

Tags: nicholas, tsar, russia
By Linda DeLaine
4. Emperor of all Russia

The dramatic life and times of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia who reigned from 1826 to 1855. Nicholas I believed that he was accountable directly to God for all of his actions and answered to no man. This has become known as the <I>Nicholas System</I>.

Tags: nicholas, tsar, emperor
By Linda DeLaine

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