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  2. Russian Empire - Wikipedia

    The Russian Empire, also known as Imperial Russia, [e] [f] was the final period of the Russian monarchy from its proclamation in November 1721, until its dissolution in September 1917. It consisted of most of northern Eurasia. The Empire succeeded the Tsardom of Russia following the Treaty of Nystad.

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  3. Russian Empire | History, Facts, Flag, Expansion, & Map

    Russian Empire, historical empire founded on November 2, 1721, when the Russian Senate conferred the title of emperor of all the Russias upon Peter I. It ended with the abdication of Nicholas II on March 15, 1917. Learn more about the history and significance of the Russian Empire in this article.

  4. Russia - Expansion, Tsars, Revolution | Britannica

    The Russian Empire; Foreign policy; From Alexander II to Nicholas II. Emancipation and reform; Revolutionary activities; Economic and social development; Education and ideas; Russification policies; Foreign policy; The last years of tsardom. The revolution of 1905–06; The State Duma; Agrarian reforms; War and the fall of the monarchy; Soviet ...

  5. Russian Empire - WorldAtlas

    Russian Empire. The Russian Empire was a vast empire that once spanned large parts of Europe and Asia. It began in the 13 th century as the small principality of Moscow, located on the site of the present-day Russian capital. Over the next three centuries, this principality grew in size until it unified all the Russian people and their ...

  6. How the Russian Empire was formed - Russia Beyond

    The Russian Empire was the third largest Empire in the world. How was it created? In the course of its history, the Russian Empire occupied parts of Eastern and Northern Europe, Asia, and...

  7. The Russian Empire (1721-1917), also called Imperial Russia, was a country in Europe as well as Asia. It started in 1721 when Peter I of Russia founded it. Before that, it was known as the Tsardom of Russia. It lasted until it was declared a republic in March 1917 after the Russian Revolution.

  8. Russian Empire - Peter I, Expansion, Reforms | Britannica

    Peter I. The years 1682 to 1725 encompass the troubled but important regency of Sophia Alekseyevna (until 1689), the joint reign of Ivan V and Peter I (the Great), and the three decades of the effective rule of Peter I. In the latter period Muscovy, already established in Siberia, entered the European scene.

  9. History of Russia - Wikipedia

    List of wars involving Russia; Military history of the Russian Empire; Military history of the Soviet Union; Politics of Russia; Russian Armed Forces; Russian colonization of the Americas; Russian Empire; Soviet Union; Timeline of Moscow; Timeline of Russian history; Timeline of Russian innovation

  10. Russian Empire |

    The Russian Empire stretched from the Baltic Sea and eastern Europe to the Pacific Ocean, and during its nearly two-hundred-year history (1721–1917), it was ruled by a succession of autocratic czars who assigned varying degrees of local authority to as many as fifty appointed provincial governors.