<< Home > << Russian Rulers History Podcast
Russia
Russian Rulers History Podcast
First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
To Subscribe, copy the url below to your favorite podcatcher...
copy the url to your podcast reader  
April 2011 Episodes:
Alexander Nevsky
  • Pub Date: Apr 30, 2011
  • First Anniversary Edition of the Russian Rulers Podcast - Part One
  • Listen:
  • On April 30, 2010, I started this podcast, now one year later, I will recount the episodes from the beginning in a condensed form.
The Winter Palace in St. Petersburg
  • Pub Date: Apr 24, 2011
  • Episode 46 - Leading by Example
  • Listen:
  • Catherine, now in firm control, becomes the first Russian to be innoculated for smallpox. She also starts a war with the Ottoman Empire.
Stanislas Poniatowski
  • Pub Date: Apr 15, 2011
  • Episode 45 - A Fragile Hold on Power
  • Listen:
  • Catherine, fresh off the coup d'etat which brought her to power, consolidates her tenuous hold on the throne.
Chancellor Bestuzhev
  • Pub Date: Apr 10, 2011
  • Epsiode 44 - The Ascension of Catherine
  • Listen:
  • Catherine, now Grand Duchess of Russia, plots to take control once Empress Elizabeth dies.
The 1st Winter Palace Built by Peter I
  • Pub Date: Apr 03, 2011
  • Episode 43 - Catherine, the Virgin Wife
  • Listen:
  • Sophie, now baptized Catherine Alexeyevna, begins to understand that her life was not to be an easy one. She was to find out who the Russians really were.