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He assassinated the mystic at an ostensible housewarming party.
Russia's last empress overthrew her own husband.
The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.
From the 19th century to the Cold War.
By Team Mighty
Go deeper into the historical and political reasons for Russia's invasion.
Mad for the monarchy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the great royals of the past.
Compelling tales about powerful bloodlines.
Boris Volodarsky’s riveting account sheds lights on the Kremlin’s history of poisoning enemies.
By Kara Brand
These three battles shaped the fate of the world—especially because their results were so shocking.
With German forces approaching, Russia turned to a new source of manpower.
Meet two hard-partying geniuses that became Cold War operatives.
By Olivia Mason
The 872-day siege by German forces failed to capture Leningrad, but left immense devastation in its wake.
The pressure was imminent. But the plans were hardly bulletproof.
They flew their first mission in June 1942—and quickly developed a reputation for deadly precision.
By Dave Adams
Congressman Charlie Wilson was a champion for the covert op that affected the outcome of the Soviet-Afghan War.