11 June 1970. Alexander Kerensky dies

Summary of Alexander Kerensky.

14 June 1941. June Deportations of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians to Siberia begins

14 June June Deportations of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians to Siberia begins

3 June 1946. Mikhail Kalinin dies

Mikhail Kalinin was a formal president of the Soviet Union. Nicknamed "Grandpa Kalinin", he was merely a symbol with no power.

12 June 1937. Mikhail Tukhachevsky and seven top military officers are shot by Stalin’s orders after a show trial

12 June Mikhail Tukhachevsky and seven top military officers are shot by Stalin’s orders after a show trial

15 June 1914. Yuri Andropov is born

Leader of the Soviet Union. Yuri Andropov's reign lasted only 15 months. There were three state funerals within only two years.

20 June 1917. A British Secret Agent Somerset Maugham is assigned on a mission to Russia to prevent the Bolshevik revolution

20 June A British Secret Agent Somerset Maugham is assigned on a mission to Russia to prevent the Bolshevik revolution

4 June 1916. Brusilov Offensive is opened at WW1 in Galicia

4 June Brusilov Offensive is opened at in Galicia

7 June 2013. Vladimir and Lyudmilla Putina officially announce their divorce on national TV

7 June Vladimir and Lyudmilla Putina officially announce their divorce on national TV

13 June 1918. Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich, the brother of the last tsar of Russia, is shot by the Bolsheviks

13 June Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich, the brother of the last tsar of Russia, is shot by the Bolsheviks

16 June 1963. Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space

woman in space-Russian cosmonaut, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova - 1963

22 June 1941. Hitler invades The Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa

22 June Hitler invades The Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa

1 June 1649. Russian tsar Alexis I, outraged by the execution of King Charles I of England, throws English merchants out of Moscow

1 June Russian tsar Alexis I, outraged by the execution of King Charles I of England, throws English merchants out of Moscow

2 June 1746. Russia and Austria sign partnership in War of Austrian Succession

2 June Russia and Austria sign partnership in War of Austrian Succession

5 June 1988. Russian Orthodox church celebrates 1,000th anniversary

Tells the story of Russian history in just 30 minutes.

6 June 1872. The last Empress of Russia Alexandra Fyodorovna is born

6 June The last Empress of Russia Alexandra Fyodorovna is born

8 June 1989. Top pilot Anatoly Kovchur ejects from his MiG-29 seconds before it crashes at Le Bourget Air Show in France

8 June Top pilot Anatoly Kovchur ejects from his seconds before it crashes at Le Bourget Air Show in France

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