In Russia, Exhibition Seeks to Show Ivan Wasn’t So Terrible

March 31, 2015 12:04 AM

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In Russia, Exhibition Seeks to Show Ivan Wasn’t So Terrible

Medieval-history show raises question if Russia’s often-bloody history is being whitewashed to fuel nationalist campaign

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Alexander Myasnikov says foreign enemies have unfairly tarred this Moscow leader as a murderous despot who bumped off his enemies and invaded his neighbor.

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