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  1. SunKing105

    WI: Alexander Ulaynov assassinates Alexander III?

    Alexander Ulaynov was a revolutionary and political activist and most prominently the brother of a certain Vladimir Ilyich Ulaynov, and he attempted to kill Alexander III. He joined the Narodna Volya around 1886, and on March 1st, 1887, according to the Julian calendar, three party members were...
  2. MittleGittle

    What if a more European Russia?

    For this scenario, try to keep Russia (for the most part) in Europe, Northern Middle East included. You may begin as early as 1000 Ad.
  3. Consequences of Russian Manchuria after 1900s?

    Like the title says, what're the consequences plausibly imagined of Russian Manchuria or at least North-Eastern China held by Russia? Will it result in strong Russian presence in North-East China, part of modern Russia or creating a unique characteristics of the region influenced by Russia...
  4. SunKing105

    WI: Kerensky offensive succeeds?

    The Kerensky offensive was a last-ditch attempt by the Provisional Government to shore up support back at home, to unite the country for a brief time, to improve it's war situation, and to show the Entente that it was still committed to fighting the war. Despite initial gains, a loss of...
  5. Abd ar-Rahman II

    WI : The allied Take Sevastopol in 1854 / Crimean War Pod

    Following the battle of Alma the Allied had a chance to take Sevastopol in 1854 as the Russian themselves noted what if they did so ? What would be the effect on the rest of the War ? Could we see the allied trie to follow up their succes by their help the ottoman in the Caucasus to create a...
  6. Will of Iron
    Threadmarks: Will of Iron

    Hello everyone! You might remember me from my TL "Italico Valore" which deals with a more victorious 1848 revolution in Italy. Here I wanted to try my hand with a 20th Century POD and I hereby present you "Will of Iron" WILL OF IRON JANUARY-JUNE 1916 The Central Powers ended 1915 in a...
  7. Central Powers victory

    During WW1 there were many close calls, opportunities not fully exploited and a certain degree of logistical failures on both sides but especially the Central Powers one. So my question is: in which battle/campaign the Central Powers, if history took a different turn, could have defeated the...
  8. Antonio Ferrari

    Mark Felton Productions in The elephant, the lynx, the two wolves, the dragon, the eagle, the griffon vulture and the bull

    Greeting my friends. To those who don't know who Mark Felton is, he is a British historian with a Youtube channel which covers various largely unknown events of WW1, WW2, the Korean War, the Vietnam war and so on. But what if he existed in my most prolific timeline, The elephant, the lynx, the...
  9. No Mongols means No Tatars?

    I have this question because the languages spoken by the tatars are from the Cuman-Kipchak branch that originated from the old cuman confederation that existed in the Eurasian Steppe before the arrival of the Mongols, but independent Tatar states started to exist only after the arrival of the...
  10. Impact of British Alaska on Canadian Confederation and British Columbia

    In OTL, the USA purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867. But, what if Britain expressed more interest and was able to purchase it from the Russians? How does this affect the formation of the Canadian Confederation and how is British Columbia in particular affected by this? Do they join...
  11. Aztekk

    A Question About Romanov Succession

    Let's say Grand Duke Michael becomes tsar in a TL when the Soviet uprising is destroyed / never happens. Since his marriage was morganatic, any children he produced wouldn't inherit the throne. Who then, would succeed him? (consider that Nicholas II and his family are killed in the same way as OTL)
  12. Stenz

    PC: An East Prussian - Lithuanian Union?

    What if in the aftermath of WWI, the Entente had merged East Prussia with Lithuania as part of the Treaty of Versailles? The Lithuanians would receive a larger population, the Poles would be less likely to try revanchist schemes (or would they?) and the Soviets would see the new nation as less...
  13. kasumigenx

    DBWI: US and Japan switch fates with Romanov Russia and Qing China

    From what I have read the Socialist United States and the People's Republic of Japan could have switched fates with Qing China and Romanov Russia, Japan is divided into two countries the Socialist Peoples Republic of Japan which rules the main islands of Japan and Monarchic Japan ruled by the...
  14. kasumigenx

    DBWI: Empire of Japan and United States survive instead of Qing China and Tsarist Russia?

    From what I had heard since the US supported the independence of the Tagalog Republic and Cuba in 1898, the two became independent countries, the USA transformed into USSA and the Empire of Japan became Peoples Republic of Japan. Qing China and Tsarist Russia are considered the leaders of the...
  15. Drex

    AHC/WI: "Flipping" the fronts of WW1.

    All right the tittle may be a bit confusing but here is the basic idea. IOTL WW1 developed into fairly static trench warfare in the western front after the failure of the Schlieffen Plan, and a more open conflict in the eastern front. The 1917 revolutions in Russia caused them to drop off the...
  16. RiverDelta

    DBWI: Communists take power in Russia?

    There's been a lot of grim stories in the papers about Russia and their government. However, early in the 20th century, there was a thriving Russian socialist movement. Could they (or, even more interesting for our purposes, the Communists) take power? What would a Communist Russia look like...
  17. James Gordon Brown

    Alexander the Liberator: A Constitutional Russia TL

    In the summer of 1918, more than a year after the abolition of the Russian monarchy, Tsar Nicholas II and his immediate family along with their servants were massacred by a Bolshevik firing squad. In the end, the death of Nicholas II ended an era of Russian history that began with Peter the...
  18. MittleGittle

    Flea>Communist Revolution

    So there was an outbreak of Typhus during the Russian Civil War, And 2-3 Million people died. So what if it was more infectious, infectious enough to cripple the Soviet government, army, and economy? Then a second wave takes down the Russian Republic, turning it into Anarchy and more Civil...
  19. Russian descent president?

    U.S. presidents throughout the history had a lot of influence from their foreign born parents. lot of them were second-generation immigrants and were shown by their surnames. But how possible could the U.S. have a Russian descent president? I'm not talking about like person that has very far...
  20. What is the maximum extent of Russification in a Russian Empire that survives to the present today?

    For this discussion, let's define the metric for being sufficiently "Russified" as speaking fluent Russian and self-identifying as culturally (but not necessarily ethnically) Russian. In addition, we will be operating under the assumption that WW1 was somehow averted and that the Russian Empire...
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