Tagged: Russian History

Peter the Great timeline

This article outlines a brief Peter the Great timeline, highlighting some of the key moments in the life of one of Russia’s most notorious leaders. 09 June 1672 – Peter is born The future...

Russian Serfdom

It’s impossible to ignore the fact that there have been some extremely bleak periods in Russian history and while living memory exists to put the grim, Stalinist regime at the forefront of our minds,...

Tsar’s Gold found at bottom of Lake Baikal?

Russian media are reporting that the Mir-2 Russian Mini-Submarine may have discovered a treasure trove of the Tsar’s gold, buried at the bottom of Lake Baikal. RIA Novosti reports that: “…the Mir-2 submersible found...

In Siberia: Blog and Podcast

George C. Voegeli was a member of the 8,000 strong American Expeditionary Force (AEF) sent to Siberia during the Russian Civil War. Although not supposed to keep a diary, he managed by keeping it...