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Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps  (University of Texas at Austin)

 

Chronology of Russian History (courtesy Bucknell University)

Pre-Petrine Rus

 

The Kievan and Appanage Periods

860-1698 The House of Rurik. The period of the Kievan Russian Empire, destroyed by the Mongol - Tatars, and the rise of Moscovy to recentralize the demolished empire.

Petrine Period


The Imperial Period

1698-1917 The House of Romanov. Peter's Westernization of Russia culminated in the destruction of the autocracy by the Socialist Revolution of 1917.

Soviet Period


The Soviet Period

1917-1991 The Communist Party maintained the Empire as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The USSR fell in 1991 and dissolved into 15 nations.

Post-Soviet Period


The Post-Soviet Period

1991-Present With the disintegration of the USSR in December of 1991 Russia has set out on a new road to democracy and a market economy.

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