E14.02- Russia moderna


Slavophile, in Russian history, member of a 19th century intellectual movement that wanted Russia’s future development to be based on values and institutions derived from the country’s early history. Developing in the 1830s from study circles concerned with German philosophy, the Slavophiles were influenced greatly by… Read More ›

Russian Empire

HISTORICAL EMPIRE EUROPEWRITTEN BY:  The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica See Article History Russian Empire, historical empire founded on November 2 (October 22, Old Style), 1721, when the Russian Senate conferred the title of emperor (imperator) of all the Russias upon Peter I. The abdication of Nicholas II on March 15, 1917,… Read More ›