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Ivan II of Russia

Grand Prince Ivan II of Vladimir (1353-1359)

Upon succeeding his brother Simeon to the throne Ivan initially toyed with abandoning the traditional Muscovite allegiance to the Mongols and allying with Lithuania. This policy was quickly abandoned, however, and for the later part of his reign Ivan was loyal to the Khan.

Preceded by:
Semeon
List of Russian Tsars Succeeded by:
Dimitri



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