Tags: history, education, society & culture
Today, we begin a new series with an overview of the history of Ukraine and its relationship to Russia.
Episode 204 - Siberia - Women and Children April 30, 2020
In our final look at Siberia, we focus on the lives of both women and children in the gulag system developed by the Soviets.
Episode 203 - Siberia - Opportunity, Torment, and Captivity March 29, 2020
Today, we recount the harsh life living in Siberian prisons and gulags.
Episode 202 - Siberia - Part One Feb. 16, 2020
Siberia is a mythical, magical, and intimidating place. Discover the mystery of this part of Russia.
Episode 201 - Ivan Grozny - The First Russian Tsar Jan. 26, 2020
In our review of the Russian rulers of old, we turn our eyes to Ivan IV, the first and most controversial of all of the Russian Tsar's.
Episode 200 - Musings of a Russian History Podcaster Dec. 8, 2019
I share my favorite moments over the past 200 episodes.
Episode 199 - Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse Nov. 24, 2019
Why did the Soviet Union collapse in 1991 so spectacularly?
Episode 198 - The 1991 Soviet Coup d'etat Attempt Sept. 22, 2019
The Attempted Coup d'etat Against Mikhail Gorbachev
Episode 197 - Things You Did Not Know About Russia July 1, 2019
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.
Find out things you may not know about the Soviet Union
Episode 195 - Boris Pasternak April 22, 2019
Boris Pasternak, the author of the epic novel Doctor Zhivago is the focus of today's episode.
Episode 194 - Time of Troubles March 3, 2019
The Time of Troubles was a period of Russian history that could have ended the Muscovite's control of the land of the Rus.
Episode 193 - Michael, Philaret, Alexis and Feodor Feb. 10, 2019
Today's episode follows the lives of the first three Romanov Tsar's as well as the father of the first, Patriarch Philaret.
Episode 192 - The Regency of Sophia Nov. 25, 2018
Today's episode covers the regent of Ivan 5 and Peter I, Sophia Alexseyevna.
Episode 191 - Alexander Suvorov Nov. 4, 2018
General Alexander Suvorov one of the greatest generals of all time.
Ivan the Terrible versus Charles "Lucky" Luciano June 17, 2018
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.
Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan June 7, 2018
Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan
Battle Ground History April 22, 2018
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.
Episode 190 - Peter the Great - A Reassessment Aug. 28, 2017
Peter the Great is reassessed through the eyes of a number of historians and contemporaries.