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  1. Ivan the Terrible: How Did He Become the First Tsar of Russia?

    The Tsar of Russia was the title used by the ruler of the Tsardom of Russia, a state that existed from 1547 to 1721. The Tsardom of Russia was preceded by the Grand Principality of Moscow, and was succeeded by ...

    dhwty - 10/12/2018 - 22:57

  2. Arkaim: Aryans, Advanced Astronomy and Untold Secrets of a Russian Citadel

    Arkaim is a mysterious site located in Russia. Experts believe the citadel, not necessarily the oldest feature of the ... group.  Arkaim is a mysterious site located in Russia. Experts believe the citadel, not necessarily the oldest feature of the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/05/2018 - 18:47

  3. First Corinthian Helmet North of the Black Sea Has Been Discovered in Russia

    ... was made in the Taman Peninsula in the southwest of Russia. The helmet was unearthed during the excavation of a Greek necropolis in ... was made in the Taman Peninsula in the southwest of Russia. The helmet was unearthed during the excavation of a Greek necropolis in ...

    Ed Whelan - 28/05/2018 - 22:53

  4. City of the Dead: The Mysterious Village of Dargavs, Russia

    ... is considered to be one of the more mysterious sites in Russia.  Hidden away in one of the five mountain ridges somewhere in the ... is located in the republic of North Ossetia in southern Russia.  A three hour drive through dangerous and winding roads, the site sits ...

    Bryan Hill - 12/07/2018 - 17:00

  5. Russian Archaeologists Unearth Oldest Known Fragments of Greek Musical Instruments

    ... during an excavation in the Taman Peninsula, in southern Russia. According to the News Agency TASS, a team of ... during an excavation in the Taman Peninsula, in southern Russia. The unearthing of remnants of musical instruments is quite rare, and ...

    Ed Whelan - 12/07/2018 - 22:46

  6. The Tragic Fall of Solovetsky Monastery: From Religious Order to Labor Camp

    Located on the Solovetsky Islands of Russia’s White Sea, the Solovetsky Monastery is a fortified monastic complex ... into one of the largest and most important monasteries in Russia.  Located on the Solovetsky Islands of Russia’s White ...

    dhwty - 13/02/2018 - 13:41

  7. 25,000-Year-Old Buildings Found in Russia

    In the Caucasus mountains of Russia, not far from the cities Tzelentzchik, Touapse, Novorossiysk and Sochi, ... in an area of approximately 12.000 square kilometers of Russia and Abkhazia. The Caucasian dolmens represent a unique type of ... is a city and the administrative center of Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Kuban River about 148 kilometers (92 mi) northeast of ...

    ancient-origins - 02/07/2016 - 00:48

  8. Dmitri of Uglich and the Three False Dmitris: One of the Most Bizarre Episodes in Russian History

    ... of Ivan the Terrible 12th century sword found in Russia may have belonged to Ivan the Terrible A Slavic Legend of ... False Dmitri I promising Catholic conversion in Russia to the Polish King, Sigismund III. By Nikolai Vasilyevich Nevrev (1874). ...

    dhwty - 22/10/2015 - 14:38

  9. Russian Atlantis: Tomb Raider’s Invisible City of Kitezh was a REAL Place

    ... is thought to now lie submerged within Lake Svetloyar in Russia. Accounts of the ancient city of Kitezh are believed to trace back to ... District of the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in central Russia. He then discovered a beautiful site further upstream, on the shores of ...

    aprilholloway - 18/06/2016 - 14:44

  10. Gone and Forgotten: The Sad Fate of the Witches of Prussia

    The region of Prussia in Central Europe is a unique place due to the large number of cultures which have resided and met there. These lands were also a hotbed for witchcraft and a cruel fate for those who dared to dabble in the practice.

    Natalia Klimczak - 19/09/2016 - 14:49

  11. 12th century sword found in Russia may have belonged to Ivan the Terrible

    ... Novosibirsk, Siberia. The Novosibirsk Oblast in Russia ( Wikipedia ) Alexander Lipatov, head of the excavation ... presented somewhat of a puzzle. Its style was not typical in Russia or across Asia. In fact, it is the only weapon of its kind ever found in ...

    aprilholloway - 23/11/2014 - 13:03

  12. More than a dozen mysterious carved discs found near Volgograd, Russia

    A team of investigators in Russia have found more than a dozen stone discs in the Volgograd region of Russia. The team claims that the discs contain tungsten, a high density metal ... Large stone disc being lifted by a crane in Volgograd, Russia (Credit: Bloknot-Volgograd ) The UFO investigation team has made ...

    aprilholloway - 20/09/2015 - 16:58

  13. Pavel Sapozhnikov: Experiencing Life as a 10th Century Russian Hermit

    2014 was certainly a year to remember for a then-24-year-old Russian man. He spent eight months of that year in a social experiment. The purpose? To experience what life was like for a 10th century Russian hermit living in the freezing wilderness.

    aprilholloway - 25/03/2018 - 23:09

  14. Six ancient birch-bark letters unearthed in Russia

    ... in the historical city of Vekliky Novgorod in north-western Russia, according to a report in Voice of Russia . The discovery adds to the collection of more than 1,000 birch-bark ...

    aprilholloway - 29/06/2014 - 22:42

  15. Mind Games of the Forgotten Russian Knight

    ... on the site. Located near the town of Vyborg (today in Russia) it was one of Finland’s three major castles built strategically as ... of Sweden. 13 th century Vyborg Castle, Russia. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) Discovery of the Russian board game ...

    ashley cowie - 08/09/2018 - 14:03

  16. The Disappearance of the Amber Room of Charlottenburg Palace

    ... to Prussia, the Amber Room caught the eye of the Tsar of Russia, Peter the Great. Interestingly, during Peter’s visit, the Amber Room ... had the opportunity to gain the favour of the Tsar of Russia. Thus, Frederick William presented the Amber Room to Peter in 1716 in ...

    dhwty - 10/07/2014 - 00:03

  17. Science ‘To Answer Russian Royal Mystery’: Did Tsar Stage Death to Become Siberian Monk?

    ... Russian churchman has indicated. The monarch had led Russia from 1801 until his death 23 years later, famously defeating Napoleon in ...

    ancient-origins - 24/06/2017 - 02:03

  18. Meet Father Frost and his Fairy Goddaughter Snow Maiden: Magical Characters of Winter from Russia

    ... Frost, was once the ancient Morozko who, according to Russia Info Centre, was “a powerful hero and smith who chains water with his ... home of Ded Moroz is found in Veliky Ustyug, Vologda Region, Russia, and is often visited by children and friends of Father Frost. ...

    Alicia McDermott - 12/12/2015 - 14:24

  19. Skeleton with Elongated Skull Discovered in Russia

    ... has been uncovered at Arkaim, known as the Stonehenge of Russia. Dating to the second or third century AD, the elongated skull has ... The Akraim site is located in the Southern Urals in Russia and is dated to the 17th century BC. The settlement in which the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 28/07/2015 - 22:06

  20. A day in the life of an ancient Russian hermit

    A 24-year-old man in Russia is spending eight months living alone in the freezing Russian wilderness ... communication, and can only use authentic tools from ancient Russia. Although Sapozhinikov has already been living in the house for four ...

    aprilholloway - 28/01/2014 - 02:18

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