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The main stepstones to what made Russian history.
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on Jan 31, 2010
Last updated: 02/07/10 at 07:22 PM
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Russia was building nuclear missiles in Cuba, another communist nation. Started the Cuban Missile Crisis. USA blockaded the missile parts' ship for 13 days. Russia backed down after that.
From 1939 - 1945, battle between Allies and Axis. Allies won, Soviet Union and USA came into supreme power for 46 years. This set the stage for the Cold War
Launched a command economy after coming into power. Killed the previous ruler's supposed successor, Trotsky. Killed approximately 30 million people.
The communist state that precedented the Russian Empire. AKA the USSR. Lasted until 1991. Emerged after the Russian Civil War
AKA the Great War. Lasted from 1914-1918, involved alliances of the world's great powers. Consisted of the Allies against the Central Powers. More than 15 million killed
Russian Revolution is term for collective revolutions in Russia in 1917. This destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union
Was a Domanov ruler from late 1600's to 1692. Moved the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg from current capital Moscow. Epanded much of Russian territory.
Created Republic of Russia, was also called the First Czar and Ivan the IV. Distant relative of Peter the Great.
Rule of the Tsarist Party started after Ivan the Terrible created the Republic of Russia. Created reign of fear and terror for some Czars.
Mongol invasion of Russia started with the Battle of the Kalka River in 1223. Led by Ghengis Kahn
First town captured in Russia by the Vikings was Kiev - 882 AD. With Vikings in power, feudalism was introduced to the people