Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


Review of: Kabanov A. Yu., Rabinovich Ya. N. “Straight lines” and “curves” of the Time of Troubles in Russia. Moscow, Quadriga Publ., 2022. 508 p. (in Russian).

The review is devoted to a new study of the events of the Time of Troubles in the history of the Russian state at the beginning of the 17th century. The study was carried out within the framework of the historical and anthropological approach. The authors of the book focus on the biographies of historical figures that have not previously been the subject of special study. The book contains 13 biographical essays on 15 direct participants in the events of the Time of Troubles.

The towns of Low Volga Region during the Interregnum (1610–1613)

This article is devoted to the history of the towns of Lower and Middle Volga in the Time of Troubles during the Interregnum. The author investigates consequences from suppression of riots in the cities of the Volga region during the reign of Basil Shuisky, participation military men from Ponizova Volga in the organization of the First and Second militias