The Time of Troubles (Russian: Смутное время) was a period of Russian history comprising the years of interregnum between the d...
May 16, 2014
On his death-bed in 1584, Ivan IV (the Terrible) appointed Boris Godunov as one of the guardians of his son and heir, Feodor. Like many sons of domineering ...
At the beginning of the seventeenth century Poland-Lithuania and
Feb 2, 2015
From Poles to Romanovs Soon after Ivans death, the state weakened, plunging
into a period of unrest and Polish invasion, known as the