Catherine the Great 2019 season 1
There is the heyday of the reign of Catherine II, nicknamed the Great by her own contemporaries. The empress begins an affair with Grigory Potemkin, who helped her during the 1762 palace coup. Grigory becomes actually the husband of the queen, participating in the solution of state and army affairs. After 13 years, the empress and her favorite diverge, but remain friends. He leaves the capital, but the friendly and business correspondence between Catherine and Potemkin continues for many more years.
Catherine the Great 2019 season 1 episodes list:
Russian Empress Catherine the Great faces challenges to her throne on all sides, as she meets the forthright and bold Lieutenant Grigory Potemkin.
A victorious Potemkin returns from war to find Catherine preoccupied, leading the two to speak candidly about their pasts and future, while a Cossack stirs discontent among peasants in the countryside.
Catherine and Potemkin experience growing pains in their relationship, as Potemkin’s push for expansion puts him at odds with Panin.
Pressure from foreign powers leads to a bitter argument between Catherine and an ailing Potemkin. Catherine works to change the line of succession as her reign draws to an end.
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