• Russian History

  • A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Great, the Fall of the Soviet Union, and More
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Desmond Manny
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (94 ratings)

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Russian History

By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Desmond Manny
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Publisher's summary

Discover the captivating history of Russia!

Russia, or the Russian Federation, as it is officially known, is the world’s largest country and covers almost a sixth of the global landmass. The country is often associated with harsh climates and autocratic government. The shadow of communism and the Cold War continues to influence global attitudes toward Russia.

This new Captivating History audiobook serves as an overview of Russian history over the span of more than a millennium, from the foundation of the Russian state by the Viking Prince Rurik in AD 862 until the collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991.

In Russian History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Great, the Fall of the Soviet Union, and More, you will discover topics such as:

  • The foundation of Rus
  • The Christianization of Rus
  • The fragmentation and subjugation of Rus
  • The rise of Muscovy
  • Overthrowing the Tatar yoke
  • Gathering the Russian lands
  • The birth of a dynasty
  • The road to reform
  • Imperial majesty
  • Enlightened despotism
  • Reform and reaction
  • War and revolution
  • Terror and upheaval
  • The Great Patriotic War
  • Cold War
  • Reform and collapse
  • And much, much more!

So, listen to this audiobook now if you want to discover more about the startling history of Russia!

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