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Pre-Revolutionary RussiaPlay
Use 'tsar' to refer to Russian emperors before the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. SlideWorks on pre-revolutionary Russia often discuss the tsar's absolute power.
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Historical ContextPlay
'Tsar' carries historical significance, evoking imagery of imperial Russia and its culture. SlideThe Winter Palace was a residence of the Russian tsar.
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Not ContemporaryPlay
Avoid using 'tsar' for current rulers; it's not used in modern political titles. SlideVladimir Putin is the president of Russia, not a tsar.