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Battle of the Leh River, or how the Magyars were stopped

Battle of the Leh River, or how the Magyars were stopped

"Save, God, from the sword of the Norman and the arrows of the Magyar." These words of prayer, contained in the Modena manuscript, reflect the wave of fear and terror that swept Europe at the end of the eighth and beginning of the ninth ...
"Black Death". The pandemic that changed the world

"Black Death". The pandemic that changed the world

It is believed that the plague first appeared in the Gobi Desert in the 1320s. Dispersed throughout Eurasia by Mongol traders and horsemen, she came to China in the 1330s and killed about a quarter ...
Army of the future: SS troops and special forces

Army of the future: SS troops and special forces

The Germans, obsessed with a thirst for revenge, were able to break the patterns and stereotypes that prevailed at that time in military affairs. At the beginning of the war, the French, British and Russians fought according to certain schemes, ...
Good and bad torture

Good and bad torture

Torture. From primitive to modern "scientific" technologies ...
Stalin and corruption

Stalin and corruption

In the Soviet Union, citizens were imposed on the opinion that corruption is not typical for a socialist society and is inherent only in the bourgeois-capitalist system. In post-perestroika Russia they created ...
Hetman by pull. Kirill Razumovsky

Hetman by pull. Kirill Razumovsky

The last hetman of Little Russia (not counting the major general of the EIV suite, who was elected in the 20th century in the circus) was a simple Cossack Kirill Razumovsky, brother of the night emperor of Russia and secret husband of Elizabeth ...