Episode number 21 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
This episode looks at Russian history over the period 1480 - 1860. Initially, the Russian people were scattered tribes inhabiting the vast expanse of Eastern Europe, but over the centuries different leaders conquered the regions and attempted to create cohesive civilisations. Based on The Times atlas of world history.
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