tzarist


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Synonyms for tzarist

of or relating to or characteristic of a czar

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By the 1910s, a group of Crimean Turks initiated an underground struggle against Tzarist Russia.
In fact, Tzarist Russia, in many of the years before 1917, was the China of its day, economically leaping ahead.
After the defeat of British troops that year and their subsequent retreat in 1881, Abdul Rahman Khan, the cousin of the previous despot Amir Shir Ali Khan returned from exileand immediately declared himself the new Amir, using his influence as a wedge power between Tzarist Russia and British colonial India.
The concluding essay treats American Jews' responses to pogroms in Tzarist Russia.
Later on, due to the spread of a network of medical schools, hospitals, and health-care services, the tzarist government enabled women to enter jobs at public and governmental institutions as midwives, doctors' assistants, and chemists, as well as accountants, educators, and telegraphers.
The Zionist periodical Selbstwehr, to which he subscribed, was obsessed with this affair, which showed, in a striking way, the dramatic condition of the Jews in the Russian Tzarist Empire: their absence of rights, their social exclusion, and their persecution by the State.
His parents fled from Tzarist Russian pogroms carried out against Jews, and immigrated to South Africa at the beginning of the last century.
Throughout the Tzarist and Soviet occupation, the peasants, mostly ethnic Romanians and, unique in Europe, the majority, did cling to their language and identity against Russification efforts, but distrust Romania after two centuries of Russian propaganda.
12 noted: "During the year-long siege of the Russian fortress naval base Sevastopol in 1854-55 by the British and French, Tzarist Russia realized one or two home truths.
He was writing at a time when Russia's Bolshevik government was repudiating debts contracted by its Tzarist predecessors.
Russia's fake holyman, who preferred orgies to sermons, died after he was poisoned, clubbed, shot and drowned by Tzarist loyalists in St Petersburg in 1916.