Vikings from Scandinavia land in Russia and adopted the customs to start to build an empire.
the Mongolian warriors called tartars came in and destroyed towns and killed people
The Tartars (Mongolians)
After the Tartars have ruled for a long time, Ivan the Great comes in and puts an end to their rule, and takes over.
Ivan the Great
Peter the Great
To the Baltic Sea!
Russia was behind when it came to electronics compared to Europe, so Peter the Great moved from Moscow to the Baltic Sea, which is now the capital St. Petersburg, where there is an open sea to western Europe.
Peter The Great tried his best to modernize Russia but couldnt do it as well as the rest of Russia they didn't even industrialize till long time after