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Why the Last Tsar Was Thrown out of Russia

Why the Last Tsar Was Thrown out of Russia

The date is the 17th of July 1918, and as the clock strikes two am, Tsar Nicholas II and his family are woken from their beds. The Romanov family has held power for years across the Russian empire, but tonight that empire will fall and a new Soviet state will arise in its place. First …

The Animated History of Poland | Part 1

The Animated History of Poland | Part 1

This video has been made possible by the Great Courses Plus. Use the link below or head to the Great Courses Plus/Sweeney for your free one-month trial and to show your support for the channel, stick around to find out more. If you live in Central or Eastern Europe, you probably grew up hearing the …