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Ivan the Terrible – Russian History

By |2018-04-16T10:39:23+00:00May 30th, 2017|Central Asia, History|

Elena Glinskaya, ruler of Russia 1533-38 When Ivan the Great, the first Czar of Russia, died in 1505 AD, he left Russia just beginning to be an important power in Central Asia. Ivan's son Vasili, who succeeded him when he was 26 years old, conquered even more of Lithuania. In 1526, Vasili divorced [...]