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1415—Vasily II the Dark, the Great Prince of Muscovy, is born.
Although he is the direct heir to the Muscovy throne, he has to fight for his right to be the Great Prince of Muscovy with his cousins. During these wars his cousin Vasily the Squint-Eyed is blinded and dies being held in confinement. In revenge Vasily II is blinded by his other cousin (which is why he is called The Dark) Dmitry Shemyaka, who is poisoned and dies shortly after. During Vasily II the Darks reign Russian Orthodox Church declares its independence.









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