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  RUSSIA
Religiously, the languages of Romania and Russia are associated with Orthodox Churches in doctrinal communion with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
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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 Moscow (city, Russia) - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Moscow was restored as Russia’s capital in 1918, and it served as the capital of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1922 until 1991.
The 16th-century Ivan the Great Bell Tower, which rises 98 m (320 ft), is the tallest structure in the Kremlin.
Russia’s finest art collections outside of the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg are housed in Moscow’s Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and State Tretyakov Gallery.
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 Russia - Chapter VI
Ivan must have been about sixty years of age, but was still robust and strong, and had the reputation of being able to mow more hay in a given time than any other peasant in the village.
Ivan's bright, sympathetic face had early attracted the master's attention, and it was decided that he should learn a trade.
Of Ivan's sons, the one who was a carpenter visited his family only occasionally, and at irregular intervals; the bricklayer, on the contrary, as building is impossible in Russia during the cold weather, spent the greater part of the winter at home.
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 Tsar Ivan VI
Ivan VI, Tsar of Russia, was the son of Prince Antony Ulrich of Brunswick, and the princess Anna Leopoldovna of Mecklenburg, and great-nephew of the empress Anna, who adopted him and declared him her successor on the 5th of October 1740, when he was only eight weeks old.
On the fall of Biren (November 8th), the regency passed to the baby tsar's mother, though the government was in the hands of the capable vice-chancellor, Andrei Osterman.
At midnight on the 5th of July 1764, Mirovich won over some of the garrison, arrested the commandant, Berednikov, and demanded the delivery of Ivan, who there and then was murdered by his jailers in obedience to the secret instructions already in their possession.
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 AllRefer.com - Russia - The Evolution of the Russian Aristocracy - Ivan IV | Russian Information Resource
Ivan IV was crowned tsar and thus was recognized, at least by the Orthodox Church, as emperor.
Ivan IV The development of the tsar's autocratic powers reached a peak during the reign of Ivan IV, and he became known as the Terrible (his Russian epithet, groznyy, means threatening or dreaded).
Ivan strengthened the position of the tsar to an unprecedented degree, demonstrating the risks of unbridled power in the hands of a mentally unstable individual.
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 Anna of Russia Summary
Anna Ivanovna (1693-1740) was empress of Russia from 1730 to 1740.
She continued the policy of westernizing Russia initiated by Czar Peter I. Born in Moscow on Jan. 29, 1693, Anna was the daughter of Ivan V, co-czar of Russia with his half-brother Peter I. After her father's death in 1696, she and her mother and sisters became dependent on Czar Peter I.
Ivan VI was only a one year old baby at the time and his mother, Anna Leopoldovna, was detested for her German counsellors and relations.
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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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 Russia - Early Imperial Russia
Russia's greatest reach into Europe was during the Seven Years' War (1756-63), which was fought on three continents between Britain and France with numerous allies on both sides.
Russia's westward expansion under Catherine was the result of the partitioning of Poland.
Russia's preoccupation with the war enabled Pugachev to take control of a part of the Volga area, but the regular army crushed the rebellion in 1774.
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 Coins & Medals of Imperial Russia: Ivan VI
Ioann (Ivan VI) lived on for some 23 years as a prisoner of the state until an unsuccessful rescue attempt caused his jailers to do away with him.
On December 31, 1741, a government decree directed the public to turn in the coins of Ivan VI within a year for an exchange of new coins at full value.
Ivan was the third Romanov of that name, but is regarded as Ivan VI by scholars.
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 Historical Overview of Russia
Russia was founded by Scandinavian traders and warriors in the ninth century.
Ivan the Terrible murdered one of his own sons by striking him with an iron-pointed stick.
He had returned to Russia in 1905 hoping to take advantage of the discontent at that time, but fled again when he saw the time was not right.
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 Romanov.eu
From 1761 to 1917, Russia was ruled by a line of the House of Oldenburg descended from the marriage of a Romanov grand duchess to the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.
Among his children by Anastasia, the elder (Ivan) was murdered by the tsar in a quarrel; the younger Fyodor, a pious and lethargic prince, inherited the throne upon his father's death.
Having fled Russia at the time of the Revolution, she had spent her remaining years in exile in her native Denmark, where she was initially buried in Roskilde Cathedral.
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 Russia
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.
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 Eisenstein's "Nevskii" and "Ivan"
Eisenstein's goal was to rehabilitate the "terrible" reputation of Ivan, not with a whitewash but with careful attention to the environment that both inspired his cruelties and defined the noble "cause" which inspired his actions.
Ivan the IV's principal aim was to create a strong centralized sovereign State in place of the scattered, mutually hostile feudal principalities of Old Russia.
Ivan turns to the foreign dignitaries and states his meaning of "sovereignty" = The tsar is absolute both with respect to his subjects within Russia and with respect to foreign powers.
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 Ivan VI
Ivan VI Ivan VI was the son of the niece of Empress Anna Ivanovna of Mecklenburg and Anton Ulrich, Duke of Braunschweig.
The reign of Ivan VI and Anna Leopoldovna was extremely short.
At the beginning of 1756, Ivan Antonovich was taken to the Schlisselborg Fortress, where he was kept in extreme secrecy and under strict guard.
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 Royal Russia - Regent Anna Leopoldovna & Emperor Ivan VI
Ivan was separated from the rest of the family, who did not even suspect that they were all actually living in the same house.
In 1756, Ivan was transferred to Schlusselburg Fortress and placed in solitary confinement.
Ivan VI was secretly buried in an unmarked grave inside the Schlusselburg Fortress.
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 The Avalon Project : Modern Customs and Ancient Laws of Russia - Lecture VI
An account of the origin, growth, and abolition of serfdom in Russia might easily be made to fill volumes, so vast and so various are the materials on which the study of it is based.
The prevalence in ancient Russia of the same rude and elementary mode of farming is established by numerous charters and contracts, some of which are as late as the end of the seventeenth century, whilst others go back to the beginning of the sixteenth.
One of the most difficult points was undoubtedly that of fixing the amount of remuneration which the landlord ought to receive, not for the loss of his right over the person of his former serf, but for that of the land he was obliged to cede in his favour.
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 Chronology
Ivan VI of Russia is imprisoned and deposed; succeeded by Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great.
Russia conquers the Crimea; agrees the partition of Poland with Prussia.
Poland is partitioned by Prussia, Austria and Russia.
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 Royal Russia - Empress Anna Ioanovna
Her mother protested at the last point, until she was reminded of her own youth, when she had betrayed Tsar Ivan V and given birth to a child fathered by her own baliff, Vasily Yushkov.
On 28 April, 1730, Anna Ioannovna was crowned empress of Russia in the Dormition Cathedral.
Although Anna ostensibly ruled Russia with the help of a cabinet of five ministers, she left the running of the state to Ernst Johann von Biron.
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 Acropolis Review: Election of President Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev of Russia
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev was elected President of Russia on March 2nd with 70.28 per cent of the vote with turnout of 69.81 percent, according to Moscow Times.
Marshall Goldman of Harvard and author of Petrostate: Putin, Power and the New Russia describes the event as a selection rather than an election while noting the enormous implications for the balance of power among the nations which attend Russia's ascendance as the world's largest producer of petroleum and its second largest exporter.
Russia is a vast country of competing trends and rapidly growing power.
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 IVAN VI - Online Information article about IVAN VI
IVAN VI - Online Information article about IVAN VI Online Encyclopedia
Sea, where Ivan, isolated from his family, and seeing nobody but his gaoler, remained for the next twelve years.
July 1764, Mirovich won over some of the garrison, arrested the commandant, Berednikov, and demanded the delivery of Ivan, who there and then was murdered by his gaolers in obedience to the See also:
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 Ivan VI of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ivan VI of Russia (Иоанн Антонович), (August 23, 1740 - July 16, 1764), reigned as Emperor of Russia 1740 - 1741.
His great-aunt Empress Anna of Russia adopted the eight-week-old boy and declared him her successor on 5 October 1740.
Thirteen months later a coup d'état placed the tsarevna Elizabeth on the throne (December 6, 1741), and Ivan and his family were imprisoned in the fortress of Dunamunde (December 13, 1742) after a preliminary detention at Riga, from whence the new empress had at first decided to send them home to Brunswick.
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 Ivan VI - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ivan VI 1740-64, czar of Russia (1740-41), great-grandson of Ivan V. He was the son of Prince Anthony Ulric of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and of Anna Leopoldovna.
Getting a buzz from life; After 35 years, Ivan Allan's passion for the colour, excitement and glamour of the racing game is burning as strong as ever.(Sports)
Philadelphia Consolidated Holding Corp. Comments On Impact of Hurricanes Frances and Ivan.
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 History House: Russia's Dark Enlightenment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Russia tried hard to keep up with these new sensibilities but unfortunately managed to pick up only the expensive furniture and the habit of throwing orgies while leaving the finer philosophical points of this "best of all possible worlds" way back in Versailles.
Peter's own daughter Elizabeth bungled her ascension to the throne by sleeping around too much at crucial times: in one of the recent regal switcheroos, Emperor Peter II had died but, her bed too full and her mind someplace else, she let the crown go to Peter the Great's niece, Anna Ivanovna.
The Russia of Catherine was a Russia of squalor and wasted finery.
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 Russian Lacquer Box - Ivan VI Antonovich   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ivan VI Antonovich (1740-1764) was the son of Anna Leopoldovna (a niece to the former Empress Anna Ivanovna) from her marriage with Prince Anthony-Ulrich Braunschweig.
At first, Elisabeth wanted to let the Braunschweig family (with Ivan VI) resign from the throne, but due to the fear of political uprisings, she kept them under arrest in different places.
From his early years, Ivan VI was kept separately from his parents and eventually was taken to the Schlisselburg fortress.
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 Ivan VI — Infoplease.com
Ivan VI Ivan VI, 1740–64, czar of Russia (1740–41), great-grandson of Ivan V. He was the son of Prince Anthony Ulric of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and of
Ivan V - Ivan V Ivan V, 1666–96, czar of Russia (1682–96), son of Czar Alexis by his first wife.
Anna, czarina of Russia - Anna Anna (Anna Ivanovna), 1693–1740, czarina of Russia (1730–40), daughter of Ivan V...
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 Elizabeth of Russia Summary
That obscurity was lifted in 1741, when a movement began to remove the allegedly pro-German regent and her son Ivan VI and to install Elizabeth as empress.
By sheer tenacity of purpose, Bestuzhev had extricated his country from the Swedish imbroglio; reconciled his imperial mistress with the courts of Vienna and London, her natural allies; enabled Russia to assert herself effectually in Poland, Turkey and Sweden, and isolated the restless king of Prussia by environing him with hostile alliances.
The failure of the campaign of 1760, wielded by the inept Count Buturlin, induced the court of Versailles, on the evening of 22 January 1761, to present to the court of St Petersburg a despatch to the effect that the king of France by reason of the condition of his dominions absolutely desired peace.
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