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Russian Rulers History Podcast
First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
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May 2010 Episodes:
Icon of St. Alexander Nevsky
  • Pub Date: May 28, 2010
  • Episode 5 - Alexander Nevsky
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  • Alexander Nevsky, the shining light in a sea of darkness, has his life and influence discussed in today's podcast.
  • Pub Date: May 24, 2010
  • Slap Shot Episode - The Appanage System
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  • In a quick or slap shot of an episode, we delve into the appanage system of inheritance that helped rule Russia and ultimately made it vunerable.
Andrei Bogolyubski
  • Pub Date: May 19, 2010
  • 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.
Instruction of Vladimir Monomakh
  • Pub Date: May 13, 2010
  • 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.
Vladimir and Rogneda
  • Pub Date: May 07, 2010
  • Episode 2 - Vladimir the Great and Sviatopolk the Accursed
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  • Vladimir the Great, the man who helped convert his nation to Christianity and Sviatopolk the Accursed who caused a civil war after Vladimir's death are discussed.