He worked in British Intelligence with Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart, the paternal grandfather of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.
In December 1916, the Third Doctor, Jo Grant and Liz Shaw visited Russia and met the mystic Rasputin shortly before he was murdered.
At that time, the First Doctor, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright and Susan Foreman travelled to Zarechny, Siberia, where they met Grigori Rasputin.
After receiving a wealth of information from the future, Rasputin foresaw the Russian Revolution of 1917.
The British feared that this expansion would pose a threat to their rule in India and so they occupied areas of Afghanistan to halt the Russian growth in the region.
This sparked hostilities between the British and the Afghans which lasted until 1842.
(AUDIO: The Panda Invasion, The Claws of Santa) In the late 1830s, Russia began expanding in Central Asia.
And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
”"Live with a steady superiority over life - don't be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn for happiness; it is, after all, all the same: the bitter doesn't last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing.""Rub your eyes and purify your heart - and prize above all else in the world those who love you and who wish you well.
(PROSE: Mire and Clay) Nicholas I was the Tsar of Russia during the Crimean War in the 1850s.
(AUDIO: The Angel of Scutari) In 1894, Fitz Kreiner joined a scientific expedition to Russia.
(PROSE: The Wages of Sin) On 7 November 1917, the October Revolution, part of the Russian Revolution of 1917, took place.