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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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November 2010 Episodes:
Peter the Great's Early Tutor - Nikita Zotov
  • Pub Date: Nov 28, 2010
  • Slap Shot Episode - Muscovite Education
  • Listen:
  • Were the Muscovites literate? Did they have an educational system? We answer these questions in today's short podcast.
St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
  • Pub Date: Nov 26, 2010
  • Slap Shot Episode - Muscovite Arts and Architecture
  • Listen:
  • Muscovite art and architecture was a thing of beauty at the time of Peter the Great's rise to power.
Sophia of Russia
  • Pub Date: Nov 23, 2010
  • Episode 28 - Sophia and Golitsyn - Keeping the Throne Warm for Peter
  • Listen:
  • Sophia, fresh from taking control of Russia through the use of the Streltsy relies on her love Vasili Golitsyn to run Russia.
  • Pub Date: Nov 22, 2010
  • Slap Shot Episode - Muscovite Thought and Literature
  • Listen:
  • From the book A History of Russia by Riasanovsky and Steinberg comes a description of Muscovite thought and literature.
The Burning of Avvakum
  • Pub Date: Nov 16, 2010
  • Slap Shot Episode - Muscovite Religion and the Schism
  • Listen:
  • From A History of Russia by Riasanovsky and Steinberg, we recount the issue of religion and the schism in Muscovite Russia.
Preobrashensky Badge
  • Pub Date: Nov 12, 2010
  • Episode 27 - Peter Likes to Play War
  • Listen:
  • Now in his early teens, Peter begins his life lessons, especially the lessons of war. Staying outside Moscow, he gains his love for the water and ships.
Peter looking out on the ocean
  • Pub Date: Nov 04, 2010
  • Episode 26 - The Streltsy Revolt
  • Listen:
  • Feodor dies leaving no direct heir but the Streltsy have in mind that their will be done.