Russia increased agricultural regions and labor sources. Slavery existed up too the 18th century. Trading connections opened with Asian neighbors. Russia became a multicultural state. The Muslim population wasn't forced to assimilate to Russian culture.
Oh boy, how dreamy is this tiny house in Serbia? It belongs to a little local kayak club and each summer when the water levels of the Drina River are low, the locals enjoy fun-packed days full of sporting events and river BBQ’s from the porch of this little spot. Gorgeous, isn’t it? xo