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Maximum Imperial Russia by Ammonoidea Maximum Imperial Russia by Ammonoidea
This is just me doodling stuff about how large Tzarist Russia could get with a Napoleanic victory. Napoleon is a little less ambitious maybe, or is more succesful against Britain or what have you. Basically, France and Russia are left as the only really European powers (the French invaded Britain around 1820), and engage in a series of devastating wars throughout the 19th century (Germany is the real loser). In response, Russia slowly expands across much of Eurasia to stop French ambitions (France tries to take Egypt again, the Russians start backing up the Ottomans; France tries to take India, the Russians move in their to).

I also chose to have *Russia be more democratic then in our timeline, with a more powerful Duma. Eventually the government becomes quite complicated after repeated uprising and calls for more self governance, with several areas being almost independent countries (like *Finland).

What's weird is that as I was researching this, I learned that some of the things on the map are not as blatantly implausible as they might appear. The Russian Empire did in fact send ships to Hawai'i, which never got anywhere, and considering their ambitions for Iran in our timeline I feel like them getting more involved in a British-less India is not totally implausible.

The map shows an era of uneasy peace, with the French Empire having succumbed to a Socialist revolution, and Russia increasingly focused on trying to hold it's ridiculously large domain together.

I envision this as sort of related to the map of a very odd USA I posted earlier.
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Serge2nd Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Пишите грамотно! ВладивостоК и Кавказ(а не Каукус)!
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labo77 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student Photographer
Constantinople ? Constantinople Give Ottoman
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labo77 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student Photographer
Yes Greater Map
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jmcanon92 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
What? No Russian Manchuria?
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Ammonoidea Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Yeah. So, Russia in this world is defined by its conflict with uber-Napoleanic France, and spent most of it's energy fighting where France was strong (thus the Russian Persia, to contain the growing French Middle Eastern territories (Oman) and French India), and ignored those areas the French ignored, like Northern China. Plus China in this world has developed more, and is increasingly powerful. So yeah, no Russian Manchuria.
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Hellerick Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Russia approves.

But some names look weird. Like "Caucus" or "Vladistockov".
And from Russian point of view it's Cis-Amur, not Trans-Amur. And it seems strange that a Russian-owned Alaska has less Russian name than in OTL.
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Ammonoidea Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
I am not so good at proof reading. Those are typos. Sorry.
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GrandAdmiralofBRTX Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Is this the map that BMunro based his Red Napoleon map on?
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Ammonoidea Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
Yes, it is. It's a nice map, his.
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3D4D Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Student General Artist
This is incredible
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