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Who were the Kyrgyz? Medieval Central Asia

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

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 [...]

Russian Revolution – History of Russia

By |2017-05-30T23:58:30+00:00May 30th, 2017|Central Asia, History|

Lenin By the late 1800s, 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. As in China at the same time, many people wanted to have factories and machines the way people did in [...]