Livonian War
The Livonian War (1558–1583) was fought for control of Old Livonia in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia when the Tsardom of Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark–Norway, the Kingdo...
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Russo-Kazan Wars
The Russo-Kazan Wars was a series of wars fought between the Khanate of Kazan and Muscovite Russia from 1438, until Kazan was finally captured by Ivan the Terrible and absorbed into Russia in 1552. Af...
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Taw yağı
The Taw yağı (pronounced [tʌʊ jʌˈɣɯ] in Tatar) or Viryal (Tatar Cyrillic: Тау ягы, Latin: Taw yağı; Chuvash: Вирьял; Russian: Го́рная сторона́, literally Hill Bank Land) was a historical regio...
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Dyachok
Dyachok is a historical name for a category of church workers Ukrainian and Russian history. They were laymen, not included into the official hierarchy of church offices. Their duties included givin...
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Union of Grodno (1566)
The Union of Grodno established a real union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Duchy of Livonia on 25 December 1566, during the Livonian War. Livonia had submitted itself to Sigismund II Au...
Russo-Crimean Wars
The Russo-Crimean Wars were fought between the forces of Muscovy and the Tatars of the Crimean Khanate in the 16th century for the control of Volga River region. In the Russian and Soviet historiograp...
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Conquest of the Khanate of Sibir
The Khanate of Sibir was a Muslim state located just east of the middle Ural Mountains. Its conquest by Yermak Timofeyevich in 1582 was the first event in the Russian conquest of Siberia.
The repu...
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Truce of Yam-Zapolsky
The Truce or Treaty of Yam-Zapolsky (Ям-Запольский) or Jam Zapolski, signed on 15 January 1582 between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia, was one of the treaties that ended ...
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Kazan Rebellion of 1552–1556
The First Cheremis War or Kazan War 1552–1556, was a rebel war against the Muscovite Russia for the restoration of the Kazan Khanate. The rebel armies mostly consisted of Tatars, Chuvashes, Che...
Çalım
Çalım [ɕʌˈlɯm] was a citadel and a staff of Tatar troops, which was constructed during the Kazan War for the restoration of the Khanate of Kazan in 1552-1556. The citadel was constructed by the people...
Vasilisa Melentyeva
Vasilisa Melentyeva (Russian: Васили́са Меле́нтьева) (died 1579) was the legendary sixth wife of Ivan the Terrible. The marriage (not authorized by the Church) could be celebrated in 1575 or she w...
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Dyak (clerk)
Dyak (Russian: дьяк, [ˈdʲjak]) is a historical Russian bureaucratic occupation whose meaning varied over time and approximately corresponded to the notions of "chief clerk" or "chief of office dep...
Prikaz
Prikaz (Russian: прика́з, prikaz; [prʲɪˈkas]) was an administrative (palace, civil, military, or church), judicial, territorial, and executive offices earlier in Muscovy and Russia of 15th-18th ce...
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Mameshbirde
Mameshbirde (Mari: Мамич Бердей, Tatar: Mämeşbirde/ Мәмешбирде, Mamışbirde/ Мамышбирде , Russian: Мамич-Берде́й) (died 1556) was a rebel commander during Kazan War for the independence of ...
Siege of Kazan (1552)
The Siege of Kazan in 1552 was the final battle of Russo-Kazan Wars. It led to the fall of Khanate of Kazan. However, it was not the last battle on the khanate's territory. After the fall of Kazan, re...
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