Russian Empire

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Russian Empire

1. (Historical Terms) the tsarist empire in Asia and E Europe, overthrown by the Russian Revolution of 1917
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the tsarist empire in Asia and E Europe, overthrown by the Russian Revolution of 1917


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1. Also called Russian Empire . Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703–1917).
4. a republic extending from E Europe to N and W Asia. 146,393,569; 6,592,849 sq. mi. (17,075,400 sq. km.). Cap: Moscow. Official name, Russian Federation. Also called Rus′sian Repub′lic. Formerly (1918–91), Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic.
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Another ally of the latter three, Czarist Russia, melted down in chaos by 2017, finally being taken over by the Bolshevik Party led by Vladimir Lenin, who had been sent by the German army in a special train from Zurich to St Petersburg to foment a revolt against those who were adamant on pursuing the war against Germany.
In almost all other countries, even Czarist Russia, slavery and serfdom were ended by decree or legislation, without four yeard of bloodletting.
the rough and tumble of East London's streets, the twilight turmoil of czarist Russia, to the halls of the British Parliament, and right down Broadway in New York City, Peter Doran offers a richly detailed, fresh perspective on how Samuel and Deterding beat the world's richest man at his own game.
Czarist Russia seized the Crimea from the Ottoman Empire in the 1783 and held it after the Crimean War of 1854-56.
Like a lot of firms, Moline had overextended itself during the war, and in addition had sold a lot of machinery to czarist Russia.
But the radical on whom I focus is not a Kalyayev, whose influence ended with the assassination of Grand Duke Sergei of czarist Russia and was hanged in 1905 for his terrorist activities.
During his November visit to Tehran, he presented Khamenehi with one of the oldest copies of the Qoran, which Czarist Russia had seized during its invasions of northern Persian in the 19th Century.
When asked if he will be doing the show-stopping Act One finale, in which bottles of wine sit precariously atop the traditional hats of men dancing at a Jewish wedding in Czarist Russia, he exclaims, "Oh, yeah"--in a tone that implies he would have to be a madman to leave it out.
Cossacks have served as a paramilitary group within Russia for several hundred years, patrolling the nation's borders as far back as czarist Russia.
nCa : Some analysts, including we at nCa, believe that the Wakhan Corridor actually belongs to Pakistan and it was given to Amir Abdul Rehman on custodianship to create the buffer zone between the British India and Czarist Russia.
You know, czarist Russia, they had to have a revolution and the czar would bring out the machine guns and mow them down.