We explain that Synopsys - this is the first published version of the Romanov Russian history. Nothing to do with the chronicle it has not. Compiled as a textbook on Russian history. The fact that Bayer did not distinguish it from the chronicler shows - how "good" it is understood the Russian historical sources. 4. 3. The Russian State Archives under the first Romanovs. As Klyuchevskii notes , p.188 ... 191: a) In the XVII century under Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich in Moscow at the king's request could not find a source for the history of Russia or in the royal or in the patriarchal libraries.