How a 1522 Battled Transformed Russia from a Minor Duchy into Earth's Largest Empire

How a 1522 Battled Transformed Russia from a Minor Duchy into Earth's Largest Empire

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The Russian Siege of Kazan in 1552 and the conquest of Kazan and Astrakhan by Muscovy can be seen as the birth of a Russian Empire. It had profound consequences for the steppe region and beyond, allowing Russian expansion eastwards, eventually as far as the Pacific.

Today's guest is Carl Rylett, host of A History of Europe—Key Battles Podcast. He has put together a battle history podcast that shows how so much of the history of Europe was shaped by military forces.

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