An historical look at slavery in man’s world. Sometimes I wonder if, with the visible collapse of civilization, those who drive the collapse aren’t making plans to re-instate slavery in chains as was the case. Modern man feels rather smug that such a thing is no longer possible, but the signs are all around that it is more than possible, it is a certainty.
The Expansion East
While United States was expanded westward, Russia was expanding east creating a vast empire. At the height of the Russian Federation‘s expansion it covered one sixth of Earth‘s land surface which is comparable to the total landmass of North America. Today Russia is one eighth of the worlds’ total landmass. As it is, it’s twice the size of the United States and spanning nine time zones. Only the British and Mongol empires were greater in size. See more here.
The Greeks were First to Expand into Russia
The Greeks were the first to appear in the written history of Russia, settling on the northern shores of the Black Sea around 700 B.C. It would take another 1500 years for the Vikings to establish their presence in Russia. Forming what would come to be know as Kievan Rus, they secured trade routes to Persia and…
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