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Traders from Scandinavia moved southward into the north Volga region.
Russia annexed the Rostov Duchy.
Ivan stopped paying tribute to the Great Horde.
The Novgorod Republic surrendered to the authority of Moscow.
Great stand on the Ugra river: Ivan's forces deterred Akhmat Khan of the Great Horde from invading Muscovy.
Ivan annexed the Grand Duchy of Tver.
Ivan issued a legal code, the Sudebnik, which standardized the Muscovite law, expanded the role of the criminal justice system, and limited the ability of the serfs to leave their masters.
Ivan died. He was succeeded as Grand Duke of Muscovy by his son, Vasili III.
With the approval of most of the local nobility, Vasili arrived in the Pskov Republic and declared it dissolved.
Vasili died; his son Ivan IV, The Terrible, succeeded him. His wife Elena Glinskaya became regent.
An elaborate ceremony crowned Ivan the first Czar of Muscovy.
World War ll
A wall that separated West Berlin, Germany, from East Germany, which surrounded it until 1989. At the end of World War II, the victorious Allies divided Berlin, the German capital, into four sectors. The eastern, or Russian, sector became the capital of communist East Germany.
Catherine the Great
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