July in Russian History

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17 July 1918. Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their four children are shot by Bolsheviks

17 July Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their four children are shot by Bolsheviks

19 July 1914. Rasputin is viciously stabbed by a fanatic woman Khionya Guseva. He almost dies

19 July Rasputin is viciously stabbed by a fanatic woman Khionya Guseva. He almost dies

2 July 1989. Foreign Minister of Soviet Union, Andrey Gromyko, dies at the age of 80

2 July Foreign Minister of Soviet Union, Andrey Gromyko, dies at the age of 80

25 July 1980. Vladimir Vysotsky dies

Vladimir Vysotsky, actor, singer, and Russian folk hero in the era of the Soviet Union.

7 July 1807. Peace Treaty of Tilsit is signed between Napoleon and tsar Alexander I

7 July Peace Treaty of Tilsit is signed between Napoleon and tsar Alexander I

10 July 1984. Andrey Tarkovsky announces his decision to seek asylum in Italy

10 July Andrey Tarkovsky announces his decision to seek asylum in Italy

11 July 1613. Mikhail Romanov is crowned at the coronation ceremony in Dormition Cathedral

11 July Mikhail Romanov is crowned at the coronation ceremony in Dormition Cathedral

12 July 1916. Soviet top sniper in WW2 Lyudmila Pavlichenko is born

12 July Soviet top sniper in Lyudmila Pavlichenko is born

13 July 1798. Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I of Russia is born

13 July Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I of Russia is born

14 July 1704. Sophia Alexeyevna, regent of Peter I and Ivan V, dies in the Novodevichy Convent

14 July Sophia Alexeyevna, regent of Peter I and Ivan V, dies in the Novodevichy Convent

20 July 1926. Felix Dzerzhinsk dies

Summary of Felix Dzerzhinsky. The 'Iron Felix' was the founder and chief of the Soviet Russian secret police Cheka.

1 July 1963. British diplomat Kim Philby is confirmed to have been a Soviet spy

1 July British diplomat Kim Philby is confirmed to have been a Soviet spy

3 July 1944. Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by the Red Army during Operation Bagration

3 July Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by the Red Army during Operation Bagration

4 July 1610. Time of Troubles: Polish-Lithuanian army secures a decisive victory over Russia at the Battle of Klushino

4 July Time of Troubles: Polish-Lithuanian army secures a decisive victory over Russia at the Battle of Klushino

5 July 1802. Admiral Pavel Nakhimov is born

5 July Admiral Pavel Nakhimov is born

6 July 1796. Emperor Nicholas I is born

6 July Emperor Nicholas I is born

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