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Russian missions

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This article is accurate for the latest versions of EU3, Napoleon’s Ambition, In Nomine, Heir to the Throne and Divine Wind.

Russia has 19 national-specific missions which lead it to expand to east and west, wipe out the independent Khanates in Central Asia, and generally become a major world power. Most of these missions are also for Muscowy (note the flags).

Uniting the Russian lands

Subjugate Tver

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News has reached us that the Princes of Tver are plotting against holy mother Russia and Orthodoxy. They are ready to sell Russia out to either the Catholics or the Muslims and we don’t know which is worse.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Tver:
    • is not a vassal.
    • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
    • owns the province Tver (294).
  • is a neighbour of Tver.
  • has more cities than Tver.
  • This mission can only be once completed successfully.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Tver: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions: Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Tver is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Tver does not exist.

Reward:


Annex Yaroslavl

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To ensure that Mother Russia never again falls under the Tartar yoke we must unite the Russian Principalities. Yaroslavl is far too fragile to stand alone, they must be defended by Muscowy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Yaroslavl owns the province Yaroslavl (308).
  • is a neighbour of Yaroslavl.
  • is in the same religious group as Yaroslavl.
  • has more cities than Yaroslavl.
  • This mission can only be once completed successfully.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Yaroslavl: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Yaroslavl: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • Yaroslavl does not exist.
  • owns the province Yaroslavl (308).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Yaroslavl.
    • Yaroslavl does not exist.

Reward:


Annex Ryazan

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The Grand Prince of Ryazan seems to have a very close relationship with some of the Khans to the south. This must not be allowed to continue.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Ryazan owns the province Ryazan (301).
  • is a neighbour of Ryazan.
  • is in the same religious group as Ryazan.
  • has more cities than Ryazan.
  • This mission can only be once completed successfully.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Ryazan: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Ryazan: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Ryazan - casus belli
  • Conquest of Tula - casus belli
  • Conquest of Kasimov - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • Ryazan does not exist.
  • owns the province Ryazan (301).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Ryazan.
    • Ryazan does not exist.

Reward:


Subjugate Novgorod

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Although the great Alexander Nevsky[1] protected Rus from the Teutonic and Swedish pilliagers the Mantle of the Protection of Rus has passed to Moscovy. We must by any means possible make the Princes of Novogrod [sic] see the truth.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Novgorod:
    • is not a vassal.
    • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
    • owns the provinces Novgorod (310), Olonets (309) or Archangelsk (313).
  • is a neighbour of Novgorod.
  • has more cities than Novgorod.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Novgorod: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions: Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Novgorod is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Novgorod does not exist.

Reward:
  • Novgorod (310), Olonets (309) and Archangelsk (313) become core provinces of this country.

Comment: Typo in the mission name (ingame: Subjugate Novogrod).


Annex Novgorod

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The Boyars of Novogrod [sic] have accepted the leadership of the Grand Prince of Moscovy, they are still have a dangerous independent streak. We must bring them firmly under the control of Moscovy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Novgorod owns the province Novgorod (310).
  • is the overlord of Novgorod.
  • is a neighbour of Novgorod.
  • has more cities than Novgorod.
  • is the same religious group as Novgorod.
  • This mission can only be once completed successfully.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Novgorod: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Novgorod: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns Novgorod (310).
  • Novgorod does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Novgorod.
    • Novgorod does not exist.

Reward:

Comment: Typo in the mission name (ingame: Annex Novogrod).


Fighting the Khanates

Annex the Qasim Khanate

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Up to now it has suited our purposes to allow the continued existence of the Qasim Khanate[2]. Now though these lands must return to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • The Qasim Khanate owns the province Kasimov (1778).
  • is a neighbour of the Qasim Khanate.
  • is in the same religious group as the Qasim Khanate.
  • has more cities than the Qasim Khanate.
  • Kasimov (1778) is not a core province of this country.
  • This mission can only be once completed successfully.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with the Qasim Khanate: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with the Qasim Khanate: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Kasimov (1778).
  • The Qasim Khanate does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as the Qasim Khanate.
    • The Qasim Khanate does not exist.

Reward:


Defend Russia from the Tartars.

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Once more the Tartar scourge threatens holy mother Russia and her capital Moscow. We must ensure that no true Russian is under the Tartar yoke at the end.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • has less than 12 cities.
  • The Golden Horde has at least 15 cities.
  • is at war with the Golden Horde.
  • is a neighbour of the Golden Horde.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Golden Horde.
  • is not a vassal of the Golden Horde.
  • The Golden Horde does not own a province with Russian culture.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • The Golden Horde does not exist.
    • is not at war with the Golden Horde.

Reward:


Claim the steppes

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We must take the fight to the Tartars of the Golden Horde[3]. We must plant the banner of Russia in their steppe heartlands because it all belongs to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Golden Horde.
  • owns at least 1 province that is a core province of the Golden Horde.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • The Golden Horde does not exist.
    • is not at war with the Golden Horde.

Reward:
  • One random own province which is a core province of the Golden Horde:


Subjugate the Crimea

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The Crimean Tartars have been allow to rampage on the Steppes for too long, it is time for the Third Rome[4] to show them who is boss.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Crimea owns the province Crimea (284).
  • is at war with Crimea.
  • is a neighbour of Crimea.
  • has more cities than Crimea.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Military skill of Crimeas ruler is less than 3: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Crimea (284).
  • Crimea does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not at war with Crimea.
    • Crimea does not exist.

Reward:


Subjugate Kazan

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The City of Kazan sits on the key trade routes along the Volga River. For Russia to prosper it must belong to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Kazan owns the province Kazan (1082).
  • is at war with Kazan.
  • is a neighbour of Kazan.
  • has more cities than Kazan.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Military skill of Kazan’s ruler is less than 3: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Kazan (1082).
  • Kazan does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not at war with Kazan.
    • Kazan does not exist.

Reward:


Subjugate the Siberian Khanate

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Our Cossack Adventurers report that the Siberian Khanate is weak and divided. If he great Tsar will give the order then they are certain all their lands will belong to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Sibir owns the province Tobolsk (1074).
  • is at war with Sibir.
  • is a neighbour of Sibir.
  • has more cities than Sibir.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Military skill of Kazan’s ruler is less than 3: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Tobolsk (1074).
  • Sibir does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not at war with Sibir.
    • Sibir does not exist.

Reward:

Comment: The acquisition chance of this mission is affected by the military skill of Kazan’s ruler, not Sibir’s.


Subjugate Astrakhan

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The city of Astrakhan sits on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Control of this city means that Mother Russia will control the trade of the area.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Astrakhan owns the province Astrakhan (464).
  • is at war with Astrakhan.
  • is a neighbour of Astrakhan.
  • has more cities than Astrakhan.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Military skill of Kazan’s ruler is less than 3: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Astrakhan (464).
  • Astrakhan does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not at war with Astrakhan.
    • Astrakhan does not exist.

Reward:

Comment: The acquisition chance of this mission is affected by the military skill of Kazan’s ruler, not Astrakhan’s.


Western conquests

Window on the West

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We fear that Russia is being left behind by the other states of Europe, we must not remain backward. Russia must acquire a coast on the Baltic to act as our window on the west.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • does not own the provinces Neva (33), Ingermanland (34), Estland (36), Livland (37) or Riga (38).
  • owns a province bordering Neva (33) or Ingermanland (34).
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Neva - casus belli
  • Conquest of Ingermanland - casus belli
  • Conquest of Estland - casus belli
  • Conquest of Livland - casus belli
  • Conquest of Riga - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 of the provinces Neva (33), Ingermanland (34), Estland (36), Livland (37) and Riga (38).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.

Reward:


Conquer Finland

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Sweden remains a danger to the lands of Holy Mother Russia. To protect Russia once and for all we must conquer Finland to act as a buffer.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • does not own a province in the region Finland.
  • Sweden owns at least 1 province in the region Finland.
  • is not at war with Sweden.
  • is a neighbour of Sweden.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of any province of Sweden in the region Finland - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with Sweden.
  • owns a province in the region Finland.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a neighbour of Sweden.
    • and Sweden do not own a province in the region Finland.

Reward:
  • Any own province in the region Finland that is not a core province of this country:

Comment: This mission was changed with Divine Wind and patch 5.2.


The partition of Poland

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Poland is becoming dangerously independent and we feel we must solidify Russian Control over it. Both Prussia and Austria are willing to do so if they are compensated with Polish territory. If they are to be compensated then so must we.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • It’s at least 1700 A.D..
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • has relations of at least 0 with Austria.
  • has relations of at least 0 with Prussia.
  • Poland:
    • owns the provinces Minsk (276), Polesia (278) and Podolia (281).
    • is a neighbour of Russia, Austria and Prussia.
  • has a core province in at least 1 of the following provinces:
    • Minsk (276), Polesia (278), Podolia (281).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Poland has less cities than Russia: ×2
  • has relations of less than 0 with Poland: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 of the following provinces:
    • Minsk (276), Polesia (278), Podolia (281).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a neighbour of Poland.
    • Poland does not exist.

Reward:



Colonization of the East

Russia claims western Siberia

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To the west lie the lands of Siberia, Our Cossacks adventurers are just itching to claim these. Let us finance these and remind the world that it all belongs to mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
    • has discovered a province of western Siberia and placed military units there.
Failure conditions:
  • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.

Reward:


Establish forts in western Siberia

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We have started to drive the Tartars our of Siberia, to strengthen our hold on these regions we must establish forts so they can be brought into Russian control.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in western Siberia.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.
    • does not own a province in western Siberia and there is not an empty province.

Reward:


Discover eastern Siberia

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Our Explorers have discovered lands rich in furs and even some gold in the vast wastes of Siberia. There are rumours of even richer lands out into to the East, our Cossack explorers ask for assistance to make it all belong to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has discovered a province of eastern Siberia and placed military units there.
Failure conditions:
  • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.

Reward:


Colonise eastern Siberia

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Our Explorers have opened up the vast untapped lands of Eastern Siberia. We must establish forts there to secure our control.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in eastern Siberia.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.
    • does not own a province in western Siberia
    • does not own a province in eastern Siberia and there is not an empty province.

Reward:



Heir to the Throne

Subjugate Tver

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News has reached us that the Princes of Tver are plotting against holy mother Russia and Orthodoxy. They are ready to sell Russia out to either the Catholics or the Muslims and we don’t know which is worse.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • Tver:
    • is not a vassal.
    • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
    • owns the province Tver (294).
  • is a neighbour of Tver.
  • has more cities than Tver.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Tver: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions: Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Tver is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Tver does not exist.

Reward:


Annex Yaroslavl

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To ensure that Mother Russia never again falls under the Tartar yoke we must unite the Russian Principalities. Yaroslavl is far too fragile to stand alone, they must be defended by Muscowy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Yaroslavl: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Yaroslavl: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • Yaroslavl does not exist.
  • owns the province Yaroslavl (308).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Yaroslavl.
    • Yaroslavl does not exist.

Reward:


Annex Ryazan

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The Grand Prince of Ryazan seems to have a very close relationship with some of the Khans to the south. This must not be allowed to continue.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Ryazan: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Ryazan: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Ryazan - casus belli
  • Conquest of Tula - casus belli
  • Conquest of Kasimov - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • Ryazan does not exist.
  • owns the province Ryazan (301).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Ryazan.
    • Ryazan does not exist.

Reward:
  • Prestige: +5
  • Ryazan (301) becomes a core province of this country.


Annex Novgorod

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The Boyars of Novogrod [sic] have accepted the leadership of the Grand Prince of Moscovy, they are still have a dangerous independent streak. We must bring them firmly under the control of Moscovy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Novgorod: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Novgorod: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns Novgorod (310).
  • Novgorod does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Novgorod.
    • Novgorod does not exist.

Reward:

Comment: Typo in the mission name (ingame: Annex Novogrod).


Annex the Qasim Khanate

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Up to now it has suited our purposes to allow the continued existence of the Qasim Khanate. Now though these lands must return to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Qasim Khanate: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Qasim Khanate: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Ryazan (301).
  • Qasim Khanate does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religious group as Qasim Khanate.
    • Qasim Khanate does not exist.

Reward:
  • Prestige: +5
  • Ryazan (301) becomes a core province of this country.


Defend Russia from the Tartars.

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Once more the Tartar scourge threatens holy mother Russia and her capital Moscow. We must ensure that no true Russian is under the Tartar yoke at the end.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • has less than 12 cities.
  • The Golden Horde:
    • has at least 15 cities.
    • does not own a province with Russian culture.
  • is at war with the Golden Horde.
  • is a neighbour of the Golden Horde.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Golden Horde.
  • The Golden Horde does not own a province with Russian culture.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • The Golden Horde does not exist.
    • is not at war with the Golden Horde.

Reward:


Claim the steppes

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We must take the fight to the Tartars of the Golden Horde. We must plant the banner of Russia in their steppe heartlands because it all belongs to Mother Russia.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Golden Horde.
  • owns at least 1 province that is a core province of the Golden Horde.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • The Golden Horde does not exist.
    • is not at war with the Golden Horde.

Reward:


Conquer Finland

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Sweden remains a danger to the lands of Holy Mother Russia. To protect Russia once and for all we must conquer Finland to act as a buffer.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • does not own a province in the region Finland.
  • Sweden:
    • is at war with this country.
    • owns at least 1 province in the region Finland.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of any province in the region Finland - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with Sweden.
  • owns a province in the region Finland.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a war with Sweden.

Reward:



Footnotes

  1. Alexander Nevsky (*1220 – †1263)
  2. Historical information about: Qasim Khanate
  3. Historical information about: Golden Horde
  4. Third Rome