History of Russia

About the course

This course offers unique lectures by the leading professors of St. Petersburg State University, interesting assignments, interactive maps and much more. The online course «History of Russia» follows the tradition of teaching Russian history at St. Petersburg State University, which is distinguished by its approach to the analysis of historical problems and the scientific understanding of events, periods, epochs in their historical relationship. Thoroughly selected factual material serves as the basis that enables learners to conduct an independent analysis of the history of Russian state. The course covers the history of the Russian state throughout its entire length (from the 9th to the 21st century) and the learners are welcome to join the discussion on the topical issues of Russian history. Upon completion of the course, learners will shape a structured understanding of the main stages of Russian history, based on facts and concepts that are established and acknowledged in historiography.

 

Course program

  1. Ancient Russia.
  2. Russia and the Mongols. Moscow Russia.
  3. The Russian state at the end of the 15th — 16th centuries.
  4. The Time of Troubles in Russia.
  5. Russia in the 18th century.
  6. Russia in the first half of the 19th century.
  7. Russia in the second half of the 19th century.
  8. Russia at the beginning of the XX century.
  9. Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Civil War.
  10. Russia in the years of the new economic policy. 1921-1929
  11. The USSR in the 1930s — 1940s.
  12. The USSR during the Great Patriotic War.
  13. Foreign and domestic policy of the USSR in the second half of the XX century.
  14. The political life of Russia.

Course in Russian.

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Авторы курса:

  • Yuri Krivosheev
    Doctor of historical sciences, professor, head of the Department of Historical Regional Studies

  • Andrey Dvornichenko
    Doctor of historical sciences, professor, head of the Department of Russian History From the Earliest Times to the 20th Century

  • Andrey Ivanov
    Doctor of historical sciences, docent of the Department of Contemporary History of Russia

  • Ivan Merkulov
    Doctor of historical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Historical Regional Studies

  • Alexander Kotov
    Doctor of historical sciences, docent of the Department of History of Russia from Ancient Times to the 20th Century

  • Matvey Polynov
    Doctor of historical sciences, professor of the Department of Contemporary History of Russia

  • Ilya Ratkovsky 
    Candidate of historical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Contemporary History of Russia

  • Roman Sokolov
    Doctor of historical sciences, professor of the Department of Regional Studies and History

  • Ekaterina Tarasova
    Candidate of historical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Modern History of Russia

  • Elena Tverdyukova
    Doctor of historical sciences, professor of the Department of Contemporary History of Russia

  • Mikhail Khodyakov
    Doctor of historical sciences, head of the Department of Modern History of Russia, Professor

  • Vyacheslav Shaposhnik
    Doctor of historical sciences, head of the Department of History of Russia from Ancient Times to the 20th Century

  • Anna Sukhorukova
    Candidate of historical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Historical Regional Studies

  • Vasily Yakovlev
    cartographer
©Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет
2021 год