236 episodes

First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.

Russian Rulers History Podcast Mark Schauss

    • History
    • 4.8, 155 Ratings

First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.

    Episode 204 - Siberia - Women and Children

    Episode 204 - Siberia - Women and Children

    In our final look at Siberia, we focus on the lives of both women and children in the gulag system developed by the Soviets.

    Episode 203 - Siberia - Opportunity, Torment, and Captivity

    Episode 203 - Siberia - Opportunity, Torment, and Captivity

    Today, we recount the harsh life living in Siberian prisons and gulags.

    Episode 202 - Siberia - Part One

    Episode 202 - Siberia - Part One

    Siberia is a mythical, magical, and intimidating place. Discover the mystery of this part of Russia.

    Episode 201 - Ivan Grozny - The First Russian Tsar

    Episode 201 - Ivan Grozny - The First Russian Tsar

    In our review of the Russian rulers of old, we turn our eyes to Ivan IV, the first and most controversial of all of the Russian Tsar's.

    Episode 200 - Musings of a Russian History Podcaster

    Episode 200 - Musings of a Russian History Podcaster

    After 200 numbered episodes, I decided to share my feelings about the journey, and that, I have decided to return to producing regular episodes again.

    Episode 199 - Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse

    Episode 199 - Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse

    In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed in spectacular fashion. What were the causes that led to such a rapid dissolution? Find out what I feel are the main reasons.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
155 Ratings

155 Ratings

Rosco Barclay ,

Brilliant, entertaining and very informative

I thoroughly recommend, it’s like listening to an incredibly well-informed guest at a dinner party

Maxnineteen86 ,

Enchanting

Brilliant. Thank you for your hard work in putting this together and making Russian history so accessible and easily digestible.

adamjfisher ,

Thanks for a great podcast

Fantastic podcast. I have listened to 65% of these during long days in the laboratory working on my PhD. I appreciate the time you have spent on these. Many thanks

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