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There are 10 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ivan the Terrible".

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. Katya Everdeenova? No. YA Fiction Set in Russia? Yes.

We're seeing a growth spurt in literature for kids and teens set in Russia. That means magic, time travel, and Stalinism all rolled up in one.

Tags: literature, teen fiction, young adult fiction, magic, fantasy, stalin, Ivan the Terrible, baba yaga, faberge, romanovs, time travel
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Ivan the Terrible, Tsar of All Russias

Tsar Ivan IV had a bit of a temper. When you look at his record of dramatic self-exile, tyrannical persecution, domestic abuse, and abrupt changes of heart, you realize that the current meaning of "Terrible" fits him quite well.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, russia, tyranny
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
9. Fearful Majesty

This acclaimed biography of one of Russia’s most important and tyrannical rulers is not only a rich, readable biography, it is also surprisingly timely, revealing how many of the issues Russia faces today have their roots in Ivan’s reign.

Tags: ivan the terrible, history, nonfiction
10. The Great Moscow Fire

June 21, 1547 is remembered as the day of the Great Moscow Fire. The wooden city was devastated, and the destruction was later taken as an omen portending the horrors of Ivan IV's reign. 

Tags: moscow, history, Ivan the Terrible
By Nina Shevchuk-Murray

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