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  2. Tbilisi - Wikipedia

    Between 1801 and 1917, then part of the Russian Empire, Tiflis was the seat of the Caucasus Viceroyalty, governing both the northern and the southern parts of the Caucasus. [10] [11] Because of its location at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, and its proximity to the lucrative Silk Road , throughout history, Tbilisi was a point of ...

  3. List of uezds of the Russian Empire - Wikipedia

    Tobolsk Viceroyalty: 1782–1797 Achinsk: Russia: Yeniseysk Governorate: 1822–1925 Akhalkalaki: Tiflis Governorate: 1874–1918 Akhalkalaki: Georgia: DRG: 1918–1921 Georgian SSR: 1921–1930 Akhaltsikhe: Georgia-Imeretia Governorate: 1840–1846 Akhaltsikhe: Georgia: Kutais Governorate: 1846–1867 Tiflis Governorate: 1867–1918 DRG: 1918 ...

  4. In 1801 Tbilisi was captured by the Russians, who improved its communications by building the Georgian Military Highway across the Greater Caucasus from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi. In 1872 it was linked by rail to Poti on the Black Sea and in 1883 to Baku on the Caspian Sea. In 1921 it was made capital of the Georgian republic.

  5. History of Azerbaijan - Wikipedia

    Russian Empire: 1721 - 1917 • Second Russo-Persian War: 1722 - 1723 • Caucasus Viceroyalty: 1801 - 1917 • Baku Governorate: 1846 - 1920 • Erivan Governorate: 1849 - 1917 • Zakatal Okrug: 1859 - 1918 • Elizavetpol Governorate: 1867 - 1920

  6. Qara Qoyunlu - Wikipedia

    in the battle of Kura coast with the The Qara Qoyunlu Turkomans were initially vassals of the Jalayirid Sultanate from about 1375, when the leader of their leading tribe ruled Mosul. However, they rebelled against the Jalayirids and secured their independence from the dynasty with the conquest of Qara Yusuf

  7. South Ossetia profile - BBC News

    18th/19th Centuries - Russian empire expands southwards into the Caucasus. 1920s - Ossetians ally with the Bolshevik forces that occupy Georgia. The USSR divides the area into two administrative ...

  8. Persons and politics in the Caucasian capital

    On September nth a second occurrence took place which united Georgians and Armenians, Socialists and Constitutionalists in their execration of Russian methods of government; it is a deed which for unprovoked and stupid brutality is hardly equalled in all the annals of Russian rule in the Caucasus.

  9. 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.