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Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Vasily Ii

Although the 10-year-old Vasily II was named by his father Vasily I (ruled Moscow 1389 - 1425) to succeed him as the grand prince of Moscow and of Vladimir, Vasily's rule was challenged by his uncle Yury and his cousins Vasily the Squint-Eyed and Dmitry Shemyaka. After a long, chaotic, and bitter struggle, during which Vasily not only temporarily

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