Tsardom of Russia

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The '''Tsardom of Russia''' was a historical [[Empire]]. Emerging from the Grand Duchy of Moscow during the 14th through 16th centuries, it formally assumed the title of Empire by Tsar Ivan IV, eventually laying claim to large sections of territory in Eastern Eurasia. The Tsardom was notable for its autocratic nature of rule, size, the diverse nature of its population (including Orthodox Christians, Prodestants, Catholics, large numbers of [[Jew]]s, [[Islam|Muslim]]s and Bhuddists), the existence of serfdom until 1861 and often (though not always) lagging behind in technological and industrial development, despite the efforts of some of the more progess minded tsars (Peter the Great, Alexander II). The Tsardom ended with the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, brought about by the poor performance of the Tsardom during the [[Great War]], the ineptitude of Tsar Nicolas-II and widespread poverty, which led to the rise of the [[Union of Soviet Socialist Republics]]
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The '''Tsardom of Russia''' was a historical [[Empire]]. Emerging from the Grand Duchy of Moscow during the 14th through 16th centuries among various disunited Russian principalities, it formally assumed the title of Empire by Tsar Ivan IV, eventually laying claim to large sections of territory in Eastern Eurasia. The Tsardom was notable for its autocratic nature of rule, size, the diverse nature of its population (including Orthodox Christians, Prodestants, Catholics, large numbers of [[Jew]]s, [[Islam|Muslim]]s and Bhuddists), the existence of serfdom until 1861 and often (though not always) lagging behind in technological and industrial development, despite the efforts of some of the more progress minded Tsars such as Peter the Great and Alexander II. The Tsardom ended with the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, brought about by the poor performance of the Tsardom during the [[Great War]], the ineptitude of Tsar Nicolas-II and widespread poverty, which led to the rise of the [[Union of Soviet Socialist Republics]]
 
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The Tsardom of Russia was a historical Empire. Emerging from the Grand Duchy of Moscow during the 14th through 16th centuries among various disunited Russian principalities, it formally assumed the title of Empire by Tsar Ivan IV, eventually laying claim to large sections of territory in Eastern Eurasia. The Tsardom was notable for its autocratic nature of rule, size, the diverse nature of its population (including Orthodox Christians, Prodestants, Catholics, large numbers of Jews, Muslims and Bhuddists), the existence of serfdom until 1861 and often (though not always) lagging behind in technological and industrial development, despite the efforts of some of the more progress minded Tsars such as Peter the Great and Alexander II. The Tsardom ended with the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, brought about by the poor performance of the Tsardom during the Great War, the ineptitude of Tsar Nicolas-II and widespread poverty, which led to the rise of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

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