Whenever he thinks of either of his sisters, he becomes very depressed.
Main Article: Belarus Although Belarus is Russia's sister, she has a deep, obsessive love for him, to the point of stalking him and wanting him to marry her, but Russia is terrified of her and does not return these feelings.
Main Article: Poland The two have argued with each other at least since the early 1600s, when Poland succeeded in capturing Moscow.
Russia's revenge for this was taking part, together with Prussia and Austria, in the partitions of Poland.
This week, Nicholas and Steve explore what makes this series so uniquely captivating.