The Russian Empire History Podcast

The Russian Empire History Podcast

JP Bristow

The history of all the peoples of the Russian Empire. Russian imperialism from its origins to the present day. New episode twice a month. Subscribe for exclusive Member Episodes
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Episode 1.21 - Before the Rus Part II - Bulgars, Chuvash, Pechenegs, Magyars
August 28, 2022x
21
00:35:5133.19 MB

Episode 1.21 - Before the Rus Part II - Bulgars, Chuvash, Pechenegs, Magyars

Continuing our survey before the Rus with a look at the eastern part of the region. The Bulgars reach the central Volga, Magyars move south, Khazar power preventing new incursions from the steppe starts to crumble. Read the episode blog post: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episod...

Episode 1.20 - Before the Rus Part I
August 08, 2022x
20
00:37:5035.02 MB

Episode 1.20 - Before the Rus Part I

This episode begins a look across the region as it transitions from antiquity to the early medieval period.  Read the episode blog post: https://therusianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episode-20-before-the-rus-part-i Support the podcast on Patreon or Anchor, or subscribe through Apple Podc...

Episode 1.19 - From Friends to Enemies
July 06, 2022x
19
00:45:0341.69 MB

Episode 1.19 - From Friends to Enemies

The Khazars began as Byzantium’s closest allies, sealed with the marriage of the khagan’s daughter to the emperor’s son. But one decision by the Khazars turned them into enemies. Read the episode blog post: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episode-119-from-friends-to-enemies

Special Episode 4 - The Russian Federation: Could It, Will It, Should It Break Up? - With Alexander Etkind
June 23, 202201:00:0582.52 MB

Special Episode 4 - The Russian Federation: Could It, Will It, Should It Break Up? - With Alexander Etkind

I’m joined in this episode by Russian historian Alexander Etkind, author of the 2013 book Internal Colonisation to discuss whether the Russian Federation actually could, or, indeed, should break up. Read the episode blog post here: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/special-episode-4...

Episode 1.18 - Time to Settle Down, the Domestic Economy of Khazaria
June 10, 2022x
18
00:43:4540.5 MB

Episode 1.18 - Time to Settle Down, the Domestic Economy of Khazaria

The Khazar Khaganate was the first steppe empire in the west that had an economy capable of self-sufficiency. In this episode, we look at the development of agriculture by Slavs and steppe settlers in the black earth region of the forest-steppe belt, and other regional economies of Khazaria. Read...