Russia History

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Russia is one of those countries that has history just as important, relevant, and interesting as its present. No matter if you are adopting or have adopted from Russia or you just want to learn more, you'll find some great historical information below. Russia-related historical resources include information on Imperial Russia, the Romanovs, and the Cold War--to name a few. Perhaps you want to teach your child about his or her cultural identity, and history is a large part of that. Browse these topics at your leisure or study and analyze every detail. No matter how you approach the information below, you'll leave feeling more informed, educated, and connected to Russia and its past.

Historical Background: Early History to 1917 Historical Background: 1917 to 1991

Credits: Library of Congress Country Studies

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