|Covid-19|Monarch – Alexander II
January 1–January 24 – Siege of Geok Tepe: the Turkomans is defeated by Russian troops under General Mikhail Skobelev.
March 13 – Alexander II of Russia is killed by a bomb near his palace, an act falsely blamed upon Russian Jews. He is succeeded by his son, Alexander III.
April 15 – Anti-Semitic pogroms in Southern Russia.
December 25-December 27 – Warsaw pogrom, Vistula Land, Russian Empire
1881 in Russia Wikipedia
Events from the year 1881 in Russia