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31 05, 2017

Who were the Kyrgyz? Medieval Central Asia

By |2017-05-31T16:13:45-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia, History|0 Comments

Tash Rabat, Kyrgystan - a stop on the Silk Road (thanks Lonely Planet) By about 200 BC, the Kyrgyz people were living north of China, in central Siberia. Like other people of north Asia, they lived in yurts and rode horses. They were not very powerful, and came under the control of first [...]

30 05, 2017

Russian Revolution – History of Russia

By |2019-04-02T04:57:25-07:00May 30th, 2017|Central Asia, History|0 Comments

Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution What led to the Russian Revolution? By the late 1800s, after the Crimean War, people in Asia were looking at the new republican governments in Europe and the United States, and beginning to ask why they couldn't vote for their leaders too. Russia and the Crimean [...]