Ivan Grozny of Russia on an expansionist campaign against the Ottoman Empire.
This is an epic true story of the power struggles and politics of the revered Russian Czar Ivan Grozny. Beginning with the murder of his own son and culminating with the destruction of vast armies to appease his iron will. Ivan is a master manipulator and a cordial host. Driving an expansionist campaign for Russia. Developing his own secret police known as the Oprischniki to keep the new fallen regions in line.