Working Paper: A Brief Introduction to Old Russia
6 Pages Posted: 4 Feb 2019 Last revised: 6 Feb 2019
Date Written: November 19, 2018
The following discussion pertains to the issue of serfdom, which was adopted as a part of fiscal-military state policy, after overthrowing the Tartar yoke. The objective is to reveal the foundation of Russian secular model and some early instances of abolition of religion in Old Russia.
Keywords: Russian Orthodox Church, schism of 1054, serfdom, serf, Old Believers, emancipation of serfs
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