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  • proper n. The name of the Russian state from 1721 to 1917


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  • Until comparatively recent times the part of the world which is known as the Russian Empire was a conglomeration of independent or semi-independent political units, animated with centrifugal as well as centripetal forces; and even at the present day it is far from being


  • We were always told that the force which welded together in one the different races and tongues of the Russian Empire was a spiritual force; that the Russian held his faith dearer than his life; and that even his devotion to the Czar had its origin in religion.

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  • Chi-nam-po with its timber stores, or Port Arthur, or even that conglomeration which is called the Russian Empire, which He did not confide to my care; but He will ask me what I have done with that life which He put at my disposal; -- did I use it for the purpose for which it was predestined, and under the conditions for fulfilling which it was intrusted to me?

    "Bethink Yourselves!"

  • According to the Constitution, the Head of State of the Russian Empire is the Emperor of

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  • The Parliament of the Russian Empire is the main legislative assembly.

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  • He was born Axel Waldemar Gallén, in 1865 in a small town in what was then the Grand Duchy of Finland, part of the Russian Empire.

    Finnish Landscapes in Paris

  • On the eve of the World War I, it was the great poet Ziya Gokalp, himself of Kurdish origin, who wrote about the then-enemy, the Russian Empire, that "its land shall be devastated, Turkey shall be enlarged and become Turan," referring to the Turkic-speaking peoples of Central Asia.

    Dr. Josef Olmert: Erdogan, New Ottomanism and the Middle East

  • Born in the squalid and oppressive Pale of Settlement — that area of the vast Russian Empire where Jews were compelled to live — he managed by dint of a heroic self-discipline, stunning intellect, and, above all, phenomenal charm, to make the case for Zionism in the chancelleries and drawing rooms of Europe, particularly England.

    The Life of Zion

  • One who is the most powerful person on earth — at least that peculiar portion of earth, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, formerly the Russian Empire — with his armies of spies, eavesdroppers, bootlicks from whose million-eyed gaze nothing escapes deadly scrutiny.


  • The most surprising foreign expression of the prohibitory impulse came in a decree issued by Czar Nicholas II in October 1914: from that point forward, it declared, the sale of vodka was forever banned throughout the Russian Empire.



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