Which of the following was an obstacle to progress in Russia in the 1800s? The answer is railways. Although Russia had vast tracts of wilderness, the vast majority of its early progress was through the means of railroads. Before the revolution, when the wheels of a locomotive plowed through the
The question which has haunted historians since the seventeenth century is, “Which war immediately preceded the Russian Revolution?” The question has baffled the minds of historians because many years ago they could not find a single shred of evidence to support the thesis that it was the French invasion which
The recent fierce rivalry between Russia and neighboring Ukraine over the Chechnya war raises a very good question: what geographical feature divides European Russia from Asian Russia? It’s simple enough if we know what features Russian and Asian humans have in common. These features are quite obvious in both areas.