New course: Russian History

The course will examine the factors which changed a small principality based in the settlement of Kiev into a super-power dominating two continents. It will show the importance of the country’s links with Western Europe and at the same time the emergence of a governing structure which has made its continuing existence possible over many centuries. Topics will include: the change from Kievan Rus’ to the Grand Duchy of Moscow, the rise of the Romanovs, Imperial growth,  the emergence of the modern state.

Dates:  Tuesday 23 January – 20 March 2018

Times:  10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Number of weeks:  8

Venue:  Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester LE2 7BY

Tutor:  Aubrey Newman

Price:  £46.20*

If you would like to enrol you can enrol online at or call 0300 303 3464 quoting reference C2338744.

You can also contact the office on 0116 2556614 or email

* If you are on a means tested benefit the course may be free or if you have a household income of less than £20,000 he course may be half price.  Please ask for details.
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