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Synonyms for tzarist

of or relating to or characteristic of a czar

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The concluding essay treats American Jews' responses to pogroms in Tzarist Russia.
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.