Featured Print The Great Bell of Moscow, 1893 The Great Bell of Moscow - Tsar Bell, 1893.
In the West, Anna's reign was traditionally viewed as a continuation of the transition from the old Muscovy ways to the European court envisioned by Peter the Great.
This, of course, caused resentment among many Russians, who linked all abuses of power to this domination by foreigners.
This will also probably not happen.
Two months later the Empress became gravely ill and, fearing the approach of death, formally named the infant as her heir.