Historical Tales, Volume VIII: Russian

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These Russian tales span the time of Russia's founding in the 800s-900s all the way to the early twentieth century and are factually based, although particularly the older tales have become legendary. ( DrPGould) (9 hr 6 min)


The Ancient Scythians 14:18 Read by Kalynda
Oleg the Varangian 10:26 Read by Kalynda
The Vengeance of Queen Olga 11:00 Read by Kalynda
Vladimir the Great 18:18 Read by Kalynda
The Lawgiver of Russia 12:12 Read by Kalynda
The Yoke of the Tartars 9:13 Read by Kalynda
The Victory of the Don 6:47 Read by Kalynda
Ivan, the First of the Czars 6:13 Read by Kalynda
The Fall of Novgorod the Great 14:59 Read by Kalynda
Ivan the Terrible 8:31 Read by Kalynda
The Conquest of Siberia 7:32 Read by Kalynda
The Macbeth of Russia 24:35 Read by Kalynda
The Era of Impostors 12:49 Read by Kalynda
The Book of Ancestry 5:34 Read by Kalynda
The Boyhood of Peter the Great 13:09 Read by Kalynda
Carpenter Peter of Zaandam 16:51 Read by Linda Johnson
The Fall of Strelitz 18:40 Read by Linda Johnson
The Crusade Against Beards and Cloaks 10:37 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Mazeppa, the Cossack Chief 10:31 Read by tovarisch
A Window Open to Europe 18:58 Read by Linda Johnson
From the Hovel to the Throne 17:02 Read by Linda Johnson
Buffooneries of the Russian Court 15:26 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
How a Woman Dethroned a Man 16:58 Read by DrPGould
A Struggle for a Throne 13:15 Read by Linda Johnson
The Flight of the Kalmucks 35:56 Read by Linda Johnson
A Magical Transformation Scene 9:42 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Kosciusko and the Fall of Poland 8:19 Read by DrPGould
Suwarrow the Unconquerable 16:48 Read by pmstrahm
The Retreat of Napoleon's Grand Army 11:28 Read by pmstrahm
The Death-Struggle of Poland 16:30 Read by pmstrahm
Schamyl, the Hero of Circassia 15:09 Read by pmstrahm
The Charge of the Light Brigade 14:18 Read by Larry Wilson
The Fall of Sebastopol 15:21 Read by Linda Johnson
At the Gates of Constantinople 12:59 Read by DrPGould
The Nihilists and Their Work 11:41 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Advance of Russia in Asia 16:57 Read by Colleen McMahon
The Railroad in Turkestan 12:37 Read by Colleen McMahon
An Escape from the Mines of Siberia 15:18 Read by Colleen McMahon
The Sea Fight in the Waters of Japan 19:14 Read by Larry Wilson