Add to favorite
 
10 March




Dates in History
1415—Vasily II the Dark, the Great Prince of Muscovy, is born.
Although he is the direct heir to the Muscovy throne, he has to fight for his right to be the Great Prince of Muscovy with his cousins. During these wars his cousin Vasily the Squint-Eyed is blinded and dies being held in confinement. In revenge Vasily II is blinded by his other cousin (which is why he is called The Dark) Dmitry Shemyaka, who is poisoned and dies shortly after. During Vasily II the Darks reign Russian Orthodox Church declares its independence.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Festivals in Moscow  Marina Neyolova   Russian hotels  Melanie Diener  Yuri Gagarin  Russian business  Natalia Vodianova  Russian artists  Russian army  Russian tourism  Russian Cinema  Moscow taxis  Comets  Yulia Samoylova  Jurchen People  Kuvshinovo   Hippotherapy  Russian Wikipedia  Archeology  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  censorship in Russia  Russian Literature  Baikonur Spaceport  Snowmobile Trail   Silver Bear  Russian history  tourism  Russian catering industry  Buryatia  Alexander Sumarokov  Moscow  Federal Tax Service  Exhibitions in Moscow  Petropavlovsk  Russian money  Anzhi Makhachkala  fashion weeks  Painting  Russian politics  Russian International  The Romanov Family  Russian Souvenirs  Arts and Crafts  Concerts in St. Petersburg  physics  Moscow planetarium  BurgasAlexandroupoli pipeline   Russian human rights activists  sport events  Enrique Iglesias 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites