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Russian Rulers History Podcast

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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.

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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.

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630 Ratings
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By Efgyhujjo - Dec 18 2019
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I love this podcast very good !

Outstanding!

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One of the best history podcast out there.

iTunes Ratings

630 Ratings
Average Ratings
509
78
18
13
12

Love

By Efgyhujjo - Dec 18 2019
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I love this podcast very good !

Outstanding!

By tsar1900 - Sep 14 2019
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One of the best history podcast out there.
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Russian Rulers History Podcast

Latest release on Dec 08, 2019

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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.

Rank #1: Episode 131 - The Life and Murder of Grigori Rasputin, Part 1

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Rasputin's life and murder is one of the most controversial in world history. Here we try to set the record straight.

Dec 08 2013

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Rank #2: Episode 168 - The History of Ukraine - Part One

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Ukraine is as much of a part of the history of Russia, as Russia is itself. Join us as we cover its 1000+ history.

Oct 04 2015

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Rank #3: Episode 190 - Peter the Great - A Reassessment

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Peter the Great is reassessed through the eyes of a number of historians and contemporaries.

Aug 28 2017

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Rank #4: Episode 139 - The Crimean War - Part One - A Short History of Crimea

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Today's podcast goes over the history of Crimea and talks about the reasons for the tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Mar 29 2014

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Rank #5: Episode 120 - The History of the Russian Orthodox Church - Part 1

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The Russian Orthodox Church's founding is steeped in myth and legend. Learn more about the early days in this episode.

Jul 14 2013

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Rank #6: Episode 3 - Yaroslav the Wise to the End of the Kievian Dominance

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Yaroslav the Wise and Vladimir Monomakh reign Kiev during its zenith which was to come to a swift and brutal end.

May 13 2010

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Rank #7: Episode 182 - The Russian Civil War, Part 1 - The Belligerents - The Whites

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We will begin the discussion about the Russian Civil War with the commanders of the White Army's.

Jan 25 2017

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Rank #8: Episode 169 - The History of Ukraine - Part Two

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Ukraine has suffered through numerous wars and famines throughout the years. It helps explain what is going on there today.

Nov 16 2015

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Rank #9: Episode 187 - The Russian Civil War - The End

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1922 marks the end of the most brutal civil war in human history, the Russian Civil War. Tens of millions of people perished with the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

Jun 11 2017

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Rank #10: Episode 4 - Andrei Bogolyubski and the Arrival of the Mongols

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Andrei Bogolyubski, fresh from his destruction of Kiev, sets the stage for autocratic rule in Russia. On the horizon though come the fearsome Mongols.

May 19 2010

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Rank #11: Episode 110 - The End of the USSR

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After 74 years of existance, the Soviet Union closes its doors on December 31, 1991.

Feb 05 2013

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Rank #12: Episode 97 - The Berlin Wall and The Cuban Missile Crisis

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The Berlin Wall is erected and the Cuban Missile Crisis threatens to unleash a thermonuclear war.

Jul 15 2012

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Rank #13: Episode 132 - The Life and Murder of Grigori Rasputin - Part 2

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Rasputin's purported influence over the Tsar and Tsarina leads to his murder by members of the Russian aristocracy.

Dec 20 2013

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Rank #14: Episode 117 - Vladimir Putin - An Unexpected Rise

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Well we made it from Rurik to Putin with the last of the Rulers podcast, Vladimir Putin.

May 13 2013

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Rank #15: Episode 24 - The Dawn of the Romanov Dynasty

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The Time of Troubles is over but Russia needs a new Tsar. A sixteen year old boy, Michael Romanov is selected to lead the nation.

Oct 14 2010

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Rank #16: Episode 141 - The Crimean War - Part Two

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The causes of the war and a description of the enormity of it and the suffering are discussed.

Apr 13 2014

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Rank #17: Episode 153 - Leon Trotsky - Part One

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Today, we cover the early years of Lev Bronstein, known to us as Leon Trotsky.

Nov 17 2014

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Rank #18: Episode 167 - Famines in Russia and the Soviet Union

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Famines have been a driving force behind many societal changes in Russian history. We will cover five major ones in today's podcast.

Sep 13 2015

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Rank #19: Episode 70 - The Bolsheviks are Coming, the Bolsheviks are Coming

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Vladimir Lenin takes control of the Russian government amidst chaos in Petrograd.

Nov 27 2011

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Rank #20: Episode 118 - Chechnya and Russia: A Bad Relationship

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Chechnya and Russia have a bitter relationship going back to the time of Ivan the Terrible. Find out why.

Jun 17 2013

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Episode 200 - Musings of a Russian History Podcaster

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After 200 numbered episodes, I decided to share my feelings about the journey, and that, I have decided to return to producing regular episodes again.

Dec 08 2019

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Episode 199 - Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse

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In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed in spectacular fashion. What were the causes that led to such a rapid dissolution? Find out what I feel are the main reasons.

Nov 24 2019

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Episode 198 - The 1991 Soviet Coup d'etat Attempt

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In 1991, the Gang of Eight tried to overthrow the Soviet government and oust Mikhail Gorbachev. Find out why they failed miserably and accelerated the end of the USSR.

Sep 22 2019

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Episode 197 - Things You Did Not Know About Russia

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Following the last episode on things you didn't know about the Soviet Union, I am following it up about present day and old Russia.

Jul 01 2019

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Episode 196 - Things You Didn't Know About the Soviet Union

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Many things were hidden form the West during the times of the USSR. Today's episode hopes to uncover secrets from that time.

May 28 2019

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Episode 195 - Boris Pasternak

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Boris Pasternak, the author of the epic novel Doctor Zhivago is the focus of today's episode.

Apr 22 2019

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Episode 194 - Time of Troubles

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The Time of Troubles was a period of Russian history that could have ended the Muscovite's control of the land of the Rus.

Mar 03 2019

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Episode 193 - Michael, Philaret, Alexis and Feodor

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Today's episode follows the lives of the first three Romanov Tsar's as well as the father of the first, Patriarch Philaret.

Feb 10 2019

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Episode 192 - The Regency of Sophia

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Today's episode covers the regent of Ivan 5 and Peter I, Sophia Alexseyevna.

Nov 25 2018

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Episode 191 - Alexander Suvorov

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Yes, I'm back to retell Russian history. Today's episode is on the last Generalissimo of Russia, the undefeated, Alexander Suvorov.

Nov 04 2018

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Ivan the Terrible versus Charles "Lucky" Luciano

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Today, I am sharing another episode from my new podcast, Battle Ground History. The contestants from the Villains bracket are Ivan the Terrible versus Charles "Lucky" Luciano.

Jun 17 2018

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Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan

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Today, I'm sharing an episode of my new podcast, Battle Ground History with the 1st episode Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan.

Jun 07 2018

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Battle Ground History

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After 7 1/2 years of doing Russian history, my new podcast will cover vast reaches of history through a tournament called Battle Ground History. Today, I will share the first episode, a sort of sneak peak before the launch on April 30th, 2018.

Apr 22 2018

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Episode 191 - It's A Wrap

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After 200 plus episodes, it's time to wrap up the Russian Rulers History Podcast. It has been a long journey of over 7 1/2 years, but a memorable one. Thanks to all who have listened!!!

Dec 03 2017

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Episode 190 - Peter the Great - A Reassessment

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Peter the Great is reassessed through the eyes of a number of historians and contemporaries.

Aug 28 2017

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Episode 189 - Elizabeth, Ivan VI, Anna, Peter II and Catherine I

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The five Russian rulers between the titans, Peter and Catherine the Great are reassessed.

Aug 13 2017

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Episode 188 - Catherine the Great & Peter III - A Reassessment

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In today's podcast we look back at the reigns of husband and wife, Peter III and Catherine II.

Jul 30 2017

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Episode 187 - The Russian Civil War - The End

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1922 marks the end of the most brutal civil war in human history, the Russian Civil War. Tens of millions of people perished with the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

Jun 11 2017

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Episode 186 - The Russian Civil War - Here Come the Whites

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The Russian Civil War is in full swing and things are not looking good for the Bolsheviks. Find out how they handled the heat.

May 14 2017

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Episode 185 - The Russian Civil War - The Beginning

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The beginning of the Russian Civil War started the day the Provisional Government was overthrown. Millions would die over the coming five years.

May 07 2017

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iTunes Ratings

630 Ratings
Average Ratings
509
78
18
13
12

Love

By Efgyhujjo - Dec 18 2019
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I love this podcast very good !

Outstanding!

By tsar1900 - Sep 14 2019
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One of the best history podcast out there.