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April 8, 2019
Episode 36 - Fallout from the Kalka
This week, we take a look at events immediately following the devastating defeat of the Rus at the battle of the Kalka river. Questions and queries can be emailed to therussianhistorypodcast@gmail.com or by following @ruhipoca on Twitter
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11 min
April 1, 2019
Episode 35 - The Battle of the Three Mstislavs
This week, we take a look at the first Battle of the Rus and the Mongols - The Battle of the Kalka River.   Follow us on Twitter @RuHiPoCa Email: therussianhistorypodcast@gmail.com
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17 min
March 18, 2019
Episode 34 – Jebe, Subutai & The Foray into Georgia.
This week, we look at Jebe, Subutai and their first incursion into the kingdom of Georgia.
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20 min
March 11, 2019
Episode 33 - he Destruction of Khwarazmia Part 2.
This week, we conclude the showdown between the Khan and the Shah.
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13 min
March 4, 2019
Episode 32 - The Destruction of Khwarazmia Part 1
This week, we look at the Mongol war against the Shah of Khwarazmia
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21 min
February 25, 2019
Episode 31 - The Conquests of Genghis
This week, we look at how Genghis gained control in the east, before casting an eye to the west.
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17 min
February 18, 2019
Episode 30 - The Rise of Temujin
This week, we take a look at the early life of Temujin.
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17 min
February 11, 2019
Episode 29 - An Introduction to the Mongols
This week, we turn our attention away from the Rus to look at a new power brewing far to the east, looking at the early history of the steppe peoples that lived far, far to the east of the Rus lands.
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20 min
February 4, 2019
Episode 28 - Yuri and Moscow
This week, we look at Yuri and his reign over the principality of Suzdal-Vladimir, far to the north and the founding of a small fortified town on the western borders of his lands.
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13 min
January 28, 2019
Episode 27 - Decades of Turbulence.
This week, we'll be returning to Kiev to see how not one, but two princes would end up becoming monks.
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14 min
January 21, 2019
Episode 26 - The Novgorod Republic and Chaos in Kiev
This week, we turn our attention back to the north to look at how events in Kiev have affected the city of Novgorod, far to the north
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15 min
January 14, 2019
Episode 25 - The Cities of the Rus and the Kingdom of Georgia
In this week's episode I'll be doing a whistle stop tour of the major Rus cities of the mid 12th century, before then casting a view further afield by looking at the Kingdom of Georgia.
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17 min
January 7, 2019
Episode 24 - The Beginning of the End for the Kievan Rus
In this week's epsiode we look at what the impact of the death of Mstislav will have for the realm of the Kievan Rus, and how that will ultimately change the internal politics of the nation.
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13 min
December 23, 2018
Episode 23 - Vladimir and Mstislav
This week, we rewind a little bit to focus on Vladimir Monomakh, and his eldest son, Mstislav
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13 min
December 9, 2018
Episode 22 - Sviatopolk II
This week, we continue to look at how the descendants of Yaroslav fight amongst themselves, whilst also attempting to keep the Cumans at bay.
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12 min
December 2, 2018
Episode 21 - Civil War Ad Infinitum
This week, we continue looking at the chaos the squabbling Rus Princes, as well as their new adversaries, The Cumans, are causing.
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12 min
November 25, 2018
Episode 20 - The Cumans are Coming!
This week, it's time for a new enemy to arrive on the at the borders fo the Rus lands; the Cumans!
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14 min
November 18, 2018
Episode 19 - The Sons of Yaroslav
This week, we look at events in the lands of the Rus following the death of Yaroslav the Wise.
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14 min
November 11, 2018
Episode 18 - Yaroslav the Wise - Part II
This week, we continue to cover the reign of Yaroslav the Wise.
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10 min
November 4, 2018
Episode 17 - Yaroslav the Wise - Part I
This week, we take a look at the first half of Yaroslav's rule whilst also touching on the foundation of the later Republic of Novgorod.
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19 min
October 28, 2018
Episode 16 - Sviatopolk the Accursed
This week, we look at events after Vladimir's death, and the inevitable conflict between his sons.
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16 min
October 21, 2018
Episode 15 - Vladimir the Great
This week, we continue to cover the event's of Vladimir's rule
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16 min
October 14, 2018
Episode 14 - The Return of the Prodigal Son
This week, we look at the conclusion of the conflict between Yaropolk and Vladimir.
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13 min
October 7, 2018
Episode 13 - Brotherly Love
In this week's epsiode, we look at events in Kiev following Sviatoslav's early death.
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12 min
September 30, 2018
Episode 12 - Sviatoslav's Odyssey
This week, we take a look at the life and reign of Sviatoslav
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26 min
September 23, 2018
Episode 11 - Svjataja Olga
In this week's episode, we focus on the life of Olga and the impact she'll have on early Russian history.
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19 min
September 16, 2018
Episode 10 - The Ascension of Igor
In this episode we take a look at the life and rule of Igor, son of Rurik, nephew of Oleg.
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16 min
September 9, 2018
Episode 9 - Back up North
In this week's epsiode we take a look at what occured in Novgorod following Rurik's death.
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15 min
August 29, 2018
Episode 8 - Kiev
This week's episode takes a look at the legendary Norse rulers of Kiev - and the attack on Constantinople in 860.   Feedback as always, can be directed to therussianhistorypodcast@gmail.com
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11 min
August 23, 2018
Episode 7 - Holmgard
In this episode we take a look at the foundation of Holmgard, and it's legendary first ruler, Rurik.
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8 min
August 19, 2018
Episode 6 - Crimean Colonies
In this episode, we take a look at the colony cities on the Black Sea cost, paying particular attention to Cherson.
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13 min
August 13, 2018
Episode 5 - The Khazars
In this episode we have a brief look at the Khazars, who they were as a people and what they contributed to history before the year 750.
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14 min
August 9, 2018
Episode 4 - Finno-Ugric & Steppe Nomads
In this episode we take a quick look at some of the features of these two cultures to get a better understanding of what effect it has on future events in Russian History.
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10 min
August 7, 2018
Episode 3 - The Slavs - Part III
In this episode we take a look at the historical timeline of the Slavs, up until the 9th Century.
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8 min
August 1, 2018
Episode 2 - The Slavs - Part II
Episode 2 sees us continue to cover the Slavs, looking at society, warfare, settlements and marriage customs.
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19 min
August 1, 2018
Episode 1 - The Slavs - Part I
This is the first part, of a 3 part series looking at the Slavs and their impact on early history.
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16 min
July 29, 2018
Episode 0 - An Introduction
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7 min
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