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Russian Empire
(9,271 words)

1. Concept

The Russian (Russian rossiyskiy) Empire is once again under discussion, just after a Russian (russkiy) politician for the first time in history established a national state, even though it has once more become a multi-ethnic Russian Federation (Rossiys…

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Nolte, Hans-Heinrich, “Russian Empire”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_026863>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601

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