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  • Jan 1, 1555

    st. basils cathedral

    st. basils cathedral
    construction begins on st. basils cathedral in moscow
  • czars

    the romanov dynasty of czars begins
  • napolean

    the french general noplean retreats during winter after failed attack on russia
  • selling

    russia sold load to the united states
  • end of czars

    russian revolution occurred ending the rule of the czars
  • communist party

    communist party
    organized the diffferent peoples absorbed during the centuries of russias imperial expansion
  • war

    world war 2 starts to break out
  • soviet union

    soviet union
    soviet union in the fight against Nazi Germany
  • end of soviet union

    the soviet union falls, and russia becomes independent
  • president

    the russians elect vladmir putin president