Region IX :
Eastern Central Europe
Region XI :
Asia Minor
Last revised on November 26th 2001



Prehistory

The Scythians The Goths in the Steppe Early Slavs

Avars, Bulgarians Slavic Expansion

Varangian Rus Christianization of the Rus The Volga Bulgars The Khazars and Patzinaks

The 11th and 12th centuries
Russian Principalities
The Tatar Invasion

The Golden Horde Subject Russian Principalities The Republic of Novgorod

Disintegration of the Golden Horde The Rise of Muscovy Novgorod's Decline

The 16th Century
Russia Russia's Eastward Expansion The Cossacks The Crimea

The Time of Troubles
1598-1613
The Early Romanovs
1613-1689
Russia and
Orthodox Christianity abroad
Siberia The Cossacks

Peter the Great, 1689-1725
Domestic Policy Foreign Policy

Russia 1725-1762
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy
Vitus Bering

Catherine the Great 1762-1796
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Intellectual Life
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy
Potemkin's Villages
The Southern Frontier

The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte, 1796-1815
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Intellectual Life
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy
The Cossacks

Era of Restauration, 1815-1856
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Intellectual Life
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy

Alexander II., 1855-1881
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Intellectual Life
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy

Alexander III., 1881-1894
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy

1894-1905
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy

1905-1914
Russian Empire
Domestic Policy
Russian Empire
the Economy
Russian Empire
Foreign Policy

World War I, 1914-1918
Russian Empire
The War
Russian Empire
Strategies and Aims
Russian Empire
Homefront
February Revolution October Revolution Brest-Litovsk

Revolution and Civil War, 1917-1921
Russia's Civil War War Communism RSFSR and the Establishment
of the Soviet Union
Ukraine

Stabilization of Socialism, 1921-1928
RSFSR / USSR
New Economic Policy
RSFSR / USSR
Foreign Policy
RSFSR / USSR
Domestic Policy

Stalin's early rule, 1928-1939
Soviet Union
Five Year Plans
Soviet Union
Purges, Kulaks, the Gulag
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy

World War II
The War over Mongolia The Hitler-Stalin-Pact
and Soviet Expansion
The Winter War German Invasion 1941-1942
The Uneasy Alliance Russian Victory The Spoils of War
Eastern Central Europe
The Spoils of War
In the Far East

Postwar Years, 1945-1949
Soviet Union
Domestic Policy
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy

Late Stalinism, 1949-1956
Soviet Union
Domestic Policy
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy

Era Khrushchev, 1956-1964
Soviet Union
Domestic Policy
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy

Era Brezhnev, 1964-1985
Soviet Union
Domestic Policy
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy

Era Gorbachev, 1985-1991
Soviet Union
Domestic Policy
Soviet Union
Foreign Policy



EXTERNAL
FILES
Library of Congress, Country Studies : Soviet Union (former), Russia, Belarus
A Chronology of Russian History, from Bucknell Univ.
The Russian Revolution, numerous links to texts and documents
MERSSU Consistency List, list of suggested spelling of Russian names in Latin alphabet, from stetson.edu
Virtual Library : History : Ukraine, Russian History Index, Belarus
Internet Resources for Ukrainian History, Belarussian History, Russian and Soviet History, from SRC
The Economic History of Russia and the USSR 1860-Present, collection of links from Leiden Univ., Historical Institute
DOCUMENTS Russian History Home Page, from Univ. of Durham, has documents in English
Documents in Russian History, from Seton Hall (in English)
Historical sources in MSU's History Faculty's Virtual Library : Russian History, texts in Russian; MSU = Lomonosov Moscow State Univ.
Russian History on the Web, click on : primary sources - documents, images etc.
Library on Russian History, from World Wide School
Revelations from the Russian Archives, posted by Library of Congress Images : Russian Art and Culture Tour, from Brigitte's Pages, paintings featuring Russian royalty etc.
All Periods of Russian History by Pictures, from Univ. of Toronto
Wad Nensberg's Home Page, collection of Russian Banknotes
S. Sekine's Collection of Russian Silver Coins and Banknotes, mainly silver coins
Internet Modern History Sourcebook : Russian Revolution
Maps of Belarus, from Virtual Guide to Belarus
Maps of Russia and the FSU Republics, from Ekskursii Home Page
Russian Painters, from Olga's Gallery
REFERENCE Robert V. Daniels, A Documentary History of Communism in Russia. From Lenin to Gorbachev, (1960) 3rd revised edition 1993, covers period 1894-1991, 185 documents in English translation
Melvin K. Wren, The Course of Russian History, Prospect Heights 1994
Charles E. Ziegler, The History of Russia, Westport : Greenwood 1999









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