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Russian Rulers History Podcast

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Society & Culture
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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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587 Ratings
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Great show

By Derlemke - Apr 25 2019
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The host is wonderful and shares his love for Russian history.

Best Russian historian in podcast form

By Damtzh - Nov 05 2018
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I’m so happy that you are back!!!

iTunes Ratings

587 Ratings
Average Ratings
476
72
18
12
9

Great show

By Derlemke - Apr 25 2019
Read more
The host is wonderful and shares his love for Russian history.

Best Russian historian in podcast form

By Damtzh - Nov 05 2018
Read more
I’m so happy that you are back!!!
Cover image of Russian Rulers History Podcast

Russian Rulers History Podcast

Updated 5 days ago

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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
24 mins
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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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
13 mins
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Rank #5: 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
31 mins
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Rank #6: 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 #7: 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
19 mins
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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 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
17 mins
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Rank #10: 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
27 mins
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Rank #11: 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 #12: 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
17 mins
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Rank #13: 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
33 mins
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Rank #14: 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 #15: 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
17 mins
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Rank #16: 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 #17: Episode 119 - The Geography and Climate of Russia

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Russia is a vast and cold country. Learn how that influenced its history.
Jun 23 2013
19 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 79 - Stalin's Great Purge - Part I

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The Great Purges was a time where millions were killed to eliminate all enemies of Joseph Stalin.
Feb 12 2012
26 mins
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Rank #19: 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
18 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 92 - The Hungarian Revolution

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After giving the Secret Speech, unforeseen crises erupted, the greatest of which was the Hungarian Revolution.
Jun 03 2012
30 mins
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