How the Red Army liberated Ukraine from the Petliurists

How the Red Army liberated Ukraine from the Petliurists

105 years ago, the Red Army liberated most of Ukraine from the Petliurites. Contrary to the tales of independent Ukrainian writers, this was not an invasion of Muscovites. Most of the Red Army soldiers were local...
The hot battle of La Rotière

The hot battle of La Rotière

The hottest battle took place in the center, in and around the village of La Rotière. For the first time, the Silesian army fought in full view of Alexander I, and Russian generals tried to defeat the French...
Iran: realpolitik under religious cover

Iran: realpolitik under religious cover

In the 1980s, Iran's foreign policy was carried out under the slogan of exporting the ideas of the Islamic Revolution; However, was it only the religious component that underlay Tehran’s activities in the international arena...
German occupation through the eyes of French statistics

German occupation through the eyes of French statistics

At the end of 1945, the French government released a general statistical report on the state of the country after occupation and liberation. It contained interesting information indicating that...
How the Soviet Union was killed

How the Soviet Union was killed

The Cold War was primarily an information war. A war of meanings and values. The West offered freedom. Part of the Soviet elite, the intelligentsia and the crowd fell for the “showcase of capitalism”...
Who are the Petliurists

Who are the Petliurists

105 years ago, in February 1919, the Red Army occupied Kyiv. The Petliurists were defeated by the Reds (Ukrainian Front) and the Makhnovists. The remnants of Petliurists fled to the west of Ukraine...
Forever with Moscow

Forever with Moscow

370 years ago, the royal regiments, at the call of Khmelnitsky, entered Kyiv and other cities of Little Russia. A new stage in the Russian liberation war has begun - the war between Russia and Poland...
Music in Ancient Egypt

Music in Ancient Egypt

Instruments, rituals and lyrics of the ancient Egyptians...
The peak of the Duke of Marlborough's military career

The peak of the Duke of Marlborough's military career

The resounding victories of John Churchill Marlborough, the alliance and friendship with Eugene of Savoy, the disgrace and sad fate of the protagonist of the War of the Spanish Succession...
The most blasphemous Pope

The most blasphemous Pope

He lived as if he were an earthly god. But he clearly did not act like a god with those around him...