This is the board for you if you wish to discuss or explore conspiracies of any kind, historical or current.
Ivan the Terrible killed his only son and heir to the throne in a jealous rage causing his family dynasty to fail. He also defeated the mighty Mongols who had enslaved the Russians for centuries. Tens of millions were killed in the siege of Stalingrad by the Nazis. Of course this is standard tourist fare, but with that history, do you think the Russians care about some Westerner's hurt feelings?