Russia in the Middle — 2nd Part of the 18th Century. Domestic and Foreign Policy
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Russia in the Middle — 2nd Part of the 18th Century. Domestic and Foreign Policy
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S207987840001503-2-1
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10.18254/S0001503-2-1
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This theme article concerns a brief review of Russian history in the 18th century beginning with Peter’s I death through Paul’s reign. The main point is the question of political history. Basing upon the data of modern historiography we consider the reasons and the essence of such a phenomenon as «the palace revolution», the circumstances of Anna Ioannovna’s accession to the throne, so called «Biron’s Regime». Domestic policy of Katherine II is evaluated using the ideas of Enlightenment Era as for Paul’s I epoch is marked the applying of the bureaucratic and police manners that was aimed to strengthen the monarchy.
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Russian Empire, the Enlightenment, absolutism, autocracy, serfdom, provincial reform, the Seven Years War, partition of Rzeczpospolita, Katherine II, Paul I
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24.07.2016
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04.09.2016
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