You are a German actor who plays a Russian tsar
. What attracted you to this role?
There is also a report by the Russian consul to Bitola about the Krusevo Uprising, letters exchanged between the Russian representative offices in Istanbul and Skopje about the Macedonian nation and the Macedonians' resolve to unite into a single state, as well as a copy of the conversation of the Russian Tsar
with Russian diplomat Orlov about the distinction of the Macedonian nation.
Spurs star Crouch has lots in common with Russian tsar
Peter the Great.
He established contact with the Russian tsar
to pursue his objective, but failed in his effort.
He is also a distant relative of outlaw Jesse James, the last Russian tsar
Nicholas II and King George I.
SARIKAMIS, Jun 25, 2010 (TUR) -- A 113-year old hunting lodge constructed for the Russian Tsar
Nicholas II in Sarikamis town of north-eastern province of Kars will go through restoration.
He may have been strengthened in his belief by the fact that in 1907-16 the Finnish unicameral and democratically elected Diet produced very meagre results in terms of social reforms, as a result of the strife between the bourgeois and socialist camps and the great powers of the Russian tsar
. In this period Finnish social democracy had stronger electoral support than any other socialist party in the world, but it had very little influence in Finnish politics, due to the extraordinary powers of the tsar.
Britain is like a Potemkin village, those ersatz town frontages built for the Russian Tsar
to gaze upon from his barge as he sailed by, apparently oblivious to the truth that there was nothing behind the facade.
His father worked as military attache in the Russian tsar
's Tokyo embassy and the young Vladimir had a cosmopolitan childhood.
The books reviewed here represent two approaches to the enigmatic figure of the first Russian tsar
, Ivan IV the Terrible (1533-84), both of them typical of modern Russian scholarship.
Jersild explores this process of "construction" of an imperial identity through the example of the territories of the North Caucasus, which were brought under the aegis of the Russian tsar
through a series of bloody frontier wars in the early and mid-nineteenth century.
There, they cut a deal with the Russian Tsar
Peter the Great: In return for being allowed to create a small kingdom, the nomadic emigres would defend the Russian empire's frontier against invaders.