Description

Ivan the Terrible, Tsar of Russia, sacks the city of Great Novgorod, massacring most of its inhabitants during a five-week reign of terror, as a response to plans of noblemen to place the city into the control of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Location

Novgorod

Rate

Very important (8)

Sphere

Wars & Terrorism

Images

The street in the town, by Apollinary Vasnetsov

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