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There was a concomitant rise of various socialist movements, which culminated in the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the creation of the world's first socialist country, the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics or Soviet Union.It was from this time that Russia started to be thought of as an independent nation.Under rulers such as Ivan IV (‘the Terrible’), the Russian principalities seized control of numerous khanates, gaining huge swathes of territory in northern Asia. the Russian principalities were subjected to rule by Mongols and Tatars (this period is often referred to as the ‘Mongol Yoke’.) Prince Dmitiri of Moscow led the fightback with a spectacular victory at Kulikova in 1380.This year is marked as the start of the Mongol decline; from this point, the Russian principalities, particularly Muscovy, consolidated their power.
Meanwhile, from 1945, tensions between the USSR-led Warsaw Pact and the USA-led NATO had escalated into the Cold War.