The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
 TeasersRussian Reaction Blog
Dynamic Map of Russia's Borders 1462-2018
🔊 Listen RSS
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>

Bookmark Toggle AllToCAdd to LibraryRemove from Library • BShow CommentNext New CommentNext New ReplyRead More
ReplyAgree/Disagree/Etc. More... This Commenter This Thread Hide Thread Display All Comments
AgreeDisagreeThanksLOLTroll
These buttons register your public Agreement, Disagreement, Thanks, LOL, or Troll with the selected comment. They are ONLY available to recent, frequent commenters who have saved their Name+Email using the 'Remember My Information' checkbox, and may also ONLY be used three times during any eight hour period.
Ignore Commenter Follow Commenter
Search Text Case Sensitive  Exact Words  Include Comments
List of Bookmarks

Cool, useful resource here: Границы России 1462-2018 гг

Associated video below:

Couple of infographics to go along with that:

Russian territory over time.

Territories gained/lost by each ruler.

Biggest gainz: Mikhail Romanov & Alexey Mikhailovich (Siberia).

Biggest losers: Gorbachev, Lenin

 
• Category: History • Tags: Russia 
Hide 5 CommentsLeave a Comment
Commenters to Ignore...to FollowEndorsed Only
Trim Comments?
  1. They are definitely wrong about Vasily III. They must have confused minus and plus. Vasily III added Smolensk, a very important city.

    Mikhail Romanov actually lost it later as well as the Neva estuary (OK, he was very young and it was the aftermath of the Time of Troubles).

    Fyodor III only lost a few small cities along the PL border (he also was very young).

    Good maps:
    http://www.hrono.ru/proekty/ostu/russia.html

  2. There should be a “fuzzy set approach” to such maps.

    If the empire claims a square of x km², start with fuzzy membership value of 1.0, and then decrease:

    1) Reduce value depending on density of population
    2) Reduce value if neighbouring empires also claim the square as their own
    3) Reduce value if neighbouring empires actually have the power to take the square over by force
    4) Reduce value if population doesn’t know that it is part of the empire, doesn’t give a toss, doesn’t like to be part of the empire, holds a grudge and/or has long memories

    Then the fat green would be replaced by a nice density map that would lead to long evening discussions.

  3. Anatoly, what do you think that the ideal historical borders for Russia would have been?

  4. The Polish incursions in the Time of Troubles were ignored.

    • Replies: @Anatoly Karlin
    So was WW2.

    The map clearly focuses on the formal recognized territory of whichever polity is in control of Russia in any one year.
  5. @Philip Owen
    The Polish incursions in the Time of Troubles were ignored.

    So was WW2.

    The map clearly focuses on the formal recognized territory of whichever polity is in control of Russia in any one year.

Comments are closed.

Subscribe to All Anatoly Karlin Comments via RSS