The year is 1774. Russian lands suffer from drought, hunger threatens the nation. Russia finds itself in two conflicts: a war with the Ottoman Empire and a rebellion, led by a self-proclaimed descendant of the Romanovs. In Paris, a princess claims to be the granddaughter of Peter the Great, and threatens to take the Russian throne. As her power withers, can Ekaterina II defeat the pretenders?
Season 2 of the popular historical drama series about the great Russian Empress, Ekaterina II. Following the death of her husband Peter, she became the most powerful woman in both Russia and all of Europe. She would later become known as "Catherine the Great". Follow her rise to power through victories, battles, and her passionate romances over time. Russia language series with English subtitles.
This major international production traces the rise of Catherine the Great, Empress of 18th Century Russia and part of the Romanoff line. Ekaterina, a German princess, is selected to marry Peter the Third, heir to the Russian throne and grandson of Peter the Great. Her story, filled with emotion, struggle and passion shows that even in an age of imperial dynasties, power is not given. It is taken.