Detailed Russian History

History of Russia. Should not be too easy.
For names, a last name is sufficient enough
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The last royal dynasty of Russia
Romanov
The first official Russian dynasty
Rurik
Semi-autonomous people living on the Southern Steppes of Russia since the 1400s
Cossacks
Early pioneer of rocketry and astronautic theory that set forth the Soviet space program
Tsiolkovsky
This school of thought proposes that the first Russian state was established by Vikings
Normanist Theory
The Greek and modern Russian names for these Vikings
Varangians
Nicknamed the 'White General' - fought valiantly against the Turkomen and the Ottomans
Skobelev
Who decimalized the first currency in the world?
Peter I
The Soviet Union becomes the first nation to recognize its independence
Israel
Name either of the two major Rus' cities the Mongols did not raze
Novgorod/Pskov
She began settling Alaska, effectively stretching the Empire across 3 continents
Catherine II
Which Tsar granted Finland autonomous status? (Helsinki Senate Square bears his statue)
Alexander II
In which year did this Tsar also lead a successful war against the Ottomans that led to Serbian, Bulgarian and Romanian independence?
1877
Lenin, Stalin, Zinoviev, Kamenev, Sokolnikov, Bubnov, ... ?
Trotsky
Leader of Russia between the February and October Revolutions
Kerensky
To who did Stalin appeal before signing the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact?
UK/France
Which great Russian poet died in a duel with a French cavalry officer?
Pushkin
Tchaikovsky's big-name rivals on the nature and discourse of Russian music
Mighty Five
Generalissimo, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Prince of Italy - famously marched troops across the Alps and never lost a battle
Suvorov
From where did delegates put forth the famous Petropavlovsk resolution during the midst of the Russian Civil War?
Kronstadt Naval Base
Name the period for the turbulent years when Russia underwent dynastic turmoil, wars with Sweden and an invasion from Poland
Time of Troubles
Commander of the 2nd Belorussian Front - highly decorated and infamous Soviet Marshal
Rokossovsky
Epic battle before the gates of Moscow in September 1812
Borodino
This class was persecuted by Ivan IV ("the Terrible") which effectively led to a stronger, centralized Russia
Boyars
After the Soviet collapse, the Russian state sold its massive state enterprises that led to the rise of the oligarchs and the Russian mafia. Name this process (HINT: .... privatization)
Voucher
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