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  Alexander Nevsky / Ivan The Terrible
Parts I and II of Ivan must be considered together, since they form the first and second act in a three part drama which was never complete.
Ivan is always active and larger than life, yet there are still intimate moments that give him dimension, such as his scenes with his wife.
Two reels of Ivan II are in color (the only time Eisenstein worked with color film) and are quite vibrant for their age.
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  Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1547, at the age of 17, Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible; reigned 1533–84) was crowned czar of all Russia.
Russia did, however, resist the idea of resorting to military intervention in Iraq in order to eliminate weapons of mass destruction, and as the United States pressed in 2003 for a Security Council resolution supporting the use of force, Russia joined France in vowing to veto such a resolution.
Russia’s reputation suffered internationally, however, in late 2004 when it threw its support behind government candidates in Ukraine and the Georgian region of Abkhazia; in both elections, the candidates Moscow opposed ultimately succeeded despite strong resistance on the part of the existing governments to change.
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The Varangians/Russes got to Russia through their technology, the sailing ships that could actually take them to Greenland; but they came to rule the area through forms of large scale political organization that may have been rudimentary compared to Francia and Romania, but were beyond anything seen previously east of Moravia.
Russia would then always be hindered by autocratic government that alternatively smothered dissent and innovation and then, alarmed at the backwardness of the country, attempted to impose top-down reforms and development -- which then would be resisted by a national conservatism that the government in its phase of being threatened by change would have loved.
When Ivan III marries a granddaughter of one of the last of the Palaeologi Emperors, he is in a position to claim the Throne of Constantinople --the city just having fallen to the Ottomans.
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 Ivan III of Russia Summary
Ivan's refusal to share his conquests with his brothers, and his subsequent interference with the internal politics of their inherited principalities, involved him in several wars with them, from which, though the princes were assisted by Lithuania, he emerged victorious.
It was in the reign of Ivan III that Muscovy rejected the Tatar yoke.
In 1487 Ivan reduced the khanate of Kazan (one of the offshoots of the Horde) to the condition of a vassal-state, though in his later years it broke away from his suzerainty.
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 Ivan The Terrible
Ivan IV, know as Ivan the Terrible, is most known for his brutal ruling, centralised administration of Russia and expantion of the boundaries of the Russian Empire.
Ivan justly deserved his reputation as a tyrant and his reign was peppered with battles with foreign invaders.
Although the transition from Ivan to his son and successor, Feodor I, was relatively easy and quiet, Moscow was, according to most observers, on the verge of anarchy as a result of Ivan The Terrible's policies.
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 DiscoveringRussia - History: From Rurik to Ivan the Terrible
In 1328, the prince of Moscovy, Ivan I, was appointed grand-prince by the Khan.
Ivan II's son, Dmitri, became the first Russian leader to defeat the Mongols, in the decisive battle of Kulikovo on the Don in 1380.
Grand-Prince Ivan III (1462-1505) married the niece of the last Byzantine emperor in 1472 and adopted the Byzantine crest of the doubleheaded eagle for Russia.
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 IVAN II - Online Information article about IVAN II
IVAN II - Online Information article about IVAN II English
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 Ivan II of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ivan II Ivanovich the Fair (Иван II Иванович Красный in Russian) (March 30, 1326 – November 13, 1359) was the second son of Ivan Kalita who succeeded his brother Simeon the Proud as Grand Duke of Muscovy and Vladimir in 1353.
Upon succeeding his brother, Ivan briefly toyed with the idea of abandoning traditional Muscovite allegiance to the Mongols and allying himself with Lithuania.
This policy was quickly abandoned, however, as Ivan asserted his allegiance to the Golden Horde.
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 Russian Alexander II, czar Alexander II of Russia, tsar Alexander II of Russia, Russian Alexander II of russia, ...
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Russia also failed to use naval modernization as a means of developing its industrial base in the 1860s.
Alexander III assigned his former tutor, the reactionary Konstantin Pobedonostsev, to be the procurator of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church and Ivan Delyanov to be the minister of education.
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 The Terrible Ivan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ivan IV is a sinister and arresting figure in the history of the Russian Middle Ages.
Ivan gathered around him at the Alexandrov Monastery, which became his headquarters and residence, a picked bodyguard of three hundred oprichniks whom he clothed in monk's garb and whom he commanded as abbot.
The grand prince, become a tsar at the coronation of Ivan the Terrible, was customarily the oldest surviving son of the late ruler.
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 The Jewish Virtual History Tour - Russia
Alexander II The reign of Alexander II (1855-1881) resulted in an end to the harsh treatment of the Jews, but nevertheless new policies were implemented to ensure the assimilation of the Jews.
After Alexander II In 1881, Czar Alexander II was assassinated and the situation for the Jews deteriorated.
Russia is also playing a role in the Arab-Israeli peace process as a member of the "quartet" along with the US, UN, and EU.
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 Romanov Dynasty
Nicholas II however did not want to allow workers to unite and form unions as they were elsewhere in the world.
Russia went to war to defend the Serbs but was ill prepared for the battle.
Nicholas II went to the lines to lead his armies but this proved to be a poor move.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/history/russia/romanov.html   (3163 words)

Ivan III may be viewed as the first national ruler of Russia.
During the Mongol period, Russia was cut off from Western Europe and did not share in the cultural developments of the Italian Renaissance or the Reformation Period.
The modern history of Russia may be said to have begun with Ivan III, the Great.
faculty.ucc.edu /egh-damerow/russia.htm   (315 words)

 Russian History, from the early beginnings to modern Russia
Ivan IV, the Terrible (1533-84), first Muscovite tsar, is considered to have founded the Russian state.
During the reign of Alexander I (1801-25), Napoleon's attempt to invade Russia was unsuccessful and his troops defeated in 1812, and new territory was gained, including Finland (1809) and Bessarabia (1812).
Nicholas II was forced to abdicate on March 15, 1917, and he and his family were killed by revolutionists on July 16, 1918.
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 Royalty.nu - The History of Imperial Russia - Russian Royalty
The Cult of Ivan the Terrible in Stalinist Russia by Maureen Perrie.
Sophia, Regent of Russia, 1657-1704 by Lindsey Hughes.
The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia: With Eleven Elegant Portraits, a View of the Fortress of Schlusselburg, and a Correct Map of the Russian Empire; Volume 1 by Jean Henri Castéra.
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 Russia - Part II
Part II n the northern provinces, where a considerable portion of the male population is always absent, the Village Assembly generally includes a good many female members.
But he cannot remain a passive, indifferent spectator when the division and allotment of the land come to be discussed, for the material welfare of every household depends to a great extent on the amount of land and of burdens which it receives.
Communal land in Russia is of three kinds: the land on which the village is built, the arable land, and the meadow or hay-field, if the village is fortunate enough to possess one.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/hst/russian/russia/chap12.html   (2614 words)

 Ivan Groznyy II: Boyarsky zagovor (1958)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ivan has consolidated his power in Moscow, at least with the people (though not with the nobles, or "boyars").
Ivan II leads up to one of the single greatest climax I can think of.
We're lucky enough to have Ivan the Terrible Part II, for Stalin demanded that it not be released theatrically, believing Ivan to be a portrait of himself.
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 Russia II
Russia is the first country in which I have really had to watch for rip-offs and cons.
I understand that Russia wants to move towards an entirely professional army - comprising highly trained soldiers who have chosen to be there - and it is a sad thing that battles in Chechnya have been fought by conscripts who are forced to be there and who have minimal training.
Ivan's mother, Maia, is also a colleague of mine whom I have a great deal of respect for.
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 Simeon of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simeon Ivanovich Gordyi (the Proud) (Семён Иванович Гордый in Russian;) (1316 - 1353), Grand Prince of Moscow and Vladimir, oldest son of Ivan Kalita.
Semyon became the Grand Prince of Moscow in 1340 and a year later he was granted the Golden Horde's permission to rule Vladimir.
He continued his father's policies of supporting the Golden Horde and acting as its leading enforcer in Russia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Simeon_of_Russia   (200 words)

 History & Culture of Russia / The Path to Revolution
Serfdom, as this latter system was known, had increased steadily in Russia from the time of Ivan the Terrible, its inventor.
Nicholas' successor, Alexander II, seemed by contrast to be amenable to reform.
In January of 1905, the Japanese attacked, and Russia experienced a series of defeats that dissolved the tenuous support held by Nicholas' already unpopular government.
www.geographia.com /russia/rushis06.htm   (863 words)

 Biography of Ivan Tcherepnin
Ivan Tcherepnin was born in Paris, France on February 5, 1943.
Indeed, the course of Ivan's life was already decided when he entered Harvard University to complete a degree in music, studying principally with Leon Kirchner.
Ivan wrote: “For many years, even my most outrageous musical experiments were assented to by my father.
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 Russia - Part II
Among these is his conviction that Russia has let slip a magnificent opportunity of distancing all Europe on the road of progress.
In short, he evidently imagines that a national Parliament would be composed of himself and his friends, and that the nation would calmly submit to their ukazes, as it has hitherto submitted to the ukazes of the Tsars.
This manner repels the neighbouring proprietors--a fact that he does not at all regret, for they do not belong to his monde, and they have in their manners and habits a free-and-easy rusticity which is positively disagreeable to him.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
George III was a member of the Regency Council at the beginning of the reign of Ivan the Terrible, but he was deposed and executed at the behest of Yelena Glinskaya (Ivan's mother), who feared his rights to the throne of Muscovy.
Modern center of Kursk oblast of Russia, roughly 225 miles south of Moscow and an equal distance east of Kiev.
Note well; although the state may fairly be thought to have emerged in 1547 with the coronation of John as Tsar (Caesar) of All the Russias, the Russian Empire per se does not technically commence until the assumption of the titles of Imperator and Autocrat by Peter the Great in 1721.
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Ivan III (“Prince of Muscovy”) drove out the Mongols in the 1400s.
Czars such as Ivan IV, Peter I, and Catherine II pushed the empire’s borders westward and southward.
Russia and newly independent countries formed a loose union called the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
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 Face of Russia
Prince Ivan III renounces Russia’s allegiance to the Mongols.
Russia’s ten centuries tell a tale of enduring ambivalence towards the West in all its manifestations: from ancient Byzantium, to autocratic Prussia, to revolutionary France, NATO, and contemporary America.
The Face of Russia explores the dominant strains of Russian culture, essentially a tale of three cities: Kiev, Moscow, and St. Petersburg.
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In Russia, they also have something like states, but they are called "oblasts".
Russia is actually 1.8 times the size of the United States.
An icon is a type of religious painting that was done in Russia.
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 Russia Overview | Russia Tour Guide | iExplore.com
Since the 15th century, when the Grand Prince of Moscow, Ivan III (the Great), annexed the rival principalities of Russia, Russia's ambitions have been as great as this first national sovereign's appellation.
The border between European Russia and Siberia (Asia) is formed by the Ural Mountains, the Ural River and the Manych Depression.
European Russia extends from the North Polar Sea across the Central Russian Uplands to the Black Sea, the Northern Caucasus and the Caspian Sea.
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 Coins & Medals of Imperial Russia: Ivan IV
Coins and Medals of Imperial Russia: Ivan IV Ivan IV, “the Terrible” (1533-1584
Ivan IV, popularly known as “Ivan the Terrible,” a strong and formidable ruler.
This motif can be seen in many examples of Russian coinage up to the nineteenth century.
www.library.yale.edu /slavic/coins/html/ivan4.html   (141 words)

 Britannicaindia.com: Britannica Browse
grand prince of Moscow (1533-84) and the first to be proclaimed tsar of Russia (from 1547).
Russian microbiologist who, from his study of mosaic disease in tobacco, first detailed many of the characteristics of the organisms that came to be known...
Izhevsk was founded in 1760 as a centre of ironworking and later...
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 Russia.com - Russia Hotels, Tourism, and Travel Information - Russia
The Nikulin Circus is one of the oldest in Russia, having been established in 1880 by Albert Salamonski, a former equestrian and gymnast.
The performances that were staged at that time took on a military theme, which included special stunts acting out military hostilities, motor cyclists and acrobatic clowns impersonating German soldiers.
Moscow's Famous Nikulin Circus Vodka – the Spirit of Russia Russia’s Exotic and Endangered Snow Leopard Caviar – A Delicacy Enjoyed in Russia Ivan Kupala Day – A Celebration of Purity and Fertility t.A.T.u.
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