The British were allied with Czarist
Russia, and it probably wasn't too hard to turn Fanny, an anti-czarist socialist (who even dallied with the Bund as a teenager).
Catherine oversaw the transformation of Czarist
Russia into a haven for the European intelligentsia, while Cory oversaw a messy transition out of the black hole of a literally bankrupt dictatorship.
Like many Ashkenazi Zionist leaders who 'returned' to Palestine, Nobel laureate Menachem Begin was born in Belorussia, then part of the Czarist
One of the biggest Molokans villages in Azerbaijan called Ivanovka, founded in 1847 was established by the "Molokan" Russians who sought refuge in Azerbaijan after being ousted from Czarist
Russia in the mid-19th century due to protesting Orthodox traditions.
The critics called the new agreement another Turkmanchay Treaty, a reference to the 1828 treaty un der which Iran surrendered to Czarist
Russia all its claims to land between the Caucasus and the Aras River, establishing the current border west of the Caspian.
Inhabited by the same tribe on either side of the Durand Line - the border demarcated in 1873 to create a buffer state between Czarist
Russia and the British Indian Empire, the (Afghans) Pashtuns have more in common with their compatriots in Pakistan than any other.
The whimsical, eponymous title poem, "The Joyous Science" (a nod to Nietzsche's early volume of the same name), is a sprawling twenty-pager, replete with Victorian-style side notes detailing "The True Story of the Famous Bruce, Composed in Verse / from the Accounts of Several Eyewitnesses." The English translation largely preserves the original abab stanza rhymes and their whimsy, tracing the adventures of Bruce, the ultimate self-actualized man of czarist
During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin seized power and destroyed the tradition of czarist
Based on stories by Sholom Aleichem originally written in Yiddish, "Fiddler" is set in 1905 in a Jewish village in czarist
The Coen brothers' film features the classic Yiddish folk song "Dem Milners Trern" ("The Miller's Tears"), which tells the story of the Jews' expulsion from their villages in Czarist
By the sixth century, they moved to southern Russia and established the Khazar empire (Chazar), hundreds of years before the Russian new Chazar, or Czarist
empire was formed in Kiev in 855 AD.
The British colonial rulers wanted Fata to serve as a buffer region between mainland India and Afghanistan and beyond Czarist
Russia and later Soviet Russia.