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This decree, however, resulted in the illegal sale of alcoholic beverages in the city. Finally, the tsar ordered the guilty parties and the drinkers to be flogged and thrown into the river from a high bridge. As the Muscovite State expanded, the free korchma was replaced by At the outset the Muscovite government wavered between prohibitions and permissiveness with respect to the sale of alcoholic beverages; later it settled on a policy of sanctioning free trade. An important step in this direction was the in- the Imperial tavern (tsarskiy kabak).
The ancient tavern was not only an entirely proper establishment frequented in the by women and unmarried girls, an important center for making social contacts. The korchma gradually disappeared among the Serbs, but it was preserved for a long time among the Bulgarians. In Western Slavic regions (the Polish-Lithuanian lands) korchmas or shinki were also preserved longer than among it was also Eastern Slavs. korchmy were free and independent establishments; later they became the property of the princes, and together with the land, Initially, they passed into the hereditary holdings of landowners, bishops and monasteries.
The 300-year rule of the Tatar-Mongolians, the frag- mentation of the independent principalities (appanages) contin- western and northeastern parts of Russia. The Suzdal’, Vladimir, Ryazan’ and other princes waged endless bloody battles in the central, and constantly Golden Horde with denunciations against each other. Against the background of this internecine strife, the Muscovite principality began to extend its influence. ^ invasion. Relying on relatively little Oka riv- affected by the Mongolian the support of the Tatar-Mongolian “masters,” the Muscovite princes began carefully and slowly to consolidate the sur- rounding lands.
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