RSS

Tag Archive | "Alexander I"

The Russian Hawaii

By Vladimir ANSHUKOV (Ukraine)

Sunday, April 30, 2017

0 Comments

The Russian Hawaii

The first European explorers reached these heavenly volcanic islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean at the end of the 18th century. One, the famous British voyager James Cook, also found his final resting place there. As a direct consequence of this “contact with civilization,” a local chieftain named Kamehameha (sometimes spelled Tamehameha) proclaimed […]

Continue reading...

Russia: Road to the Revolutions

by Julien PAOLANTONI (France)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

1 Comment

Russia: Road to the Revolutions

We continue publishing the series of Julien Paolantoni’s essays on the history of the Russian Empire. The first two related parts were The Roots of Russia : From the Early East Slavs to the Grand Duchy of Moscow and A Superpower Rises: Foundation of the Russian Empire. Introduction Part 2 of this series was an attempt […]

Continue reading...

A Superpower Rises: From the Implementation of Tsardom to the Congress of Vienna

by Julien PAOLANTONI (France)

Friday, October 28, 2016

4 Comments

A Superpower Rises: From the Implementation of Tsardom to the Congress of Vienna

What follows is the continuation of series of essays “Brief History of Russia”, produced by the French political and financial analyst Julien Paolantoni. The first set was published by ORIENTAL REVIEW in January 2015 and covered the period from the IXth to the middle of XVIth century.  Introduction Part 1 of this series was aimed […]

Continue reading...