Adventures of the British on the Baltic Sea

Adventures of the British on the Baltic Sea

The Russian-Swedish war of 1808–1809 is described relatively little in Russian historiography, and the actions of the English fleet in this war are covered only microscopically. In this article we will talk about...
XVIII century: on the threshold of Peter's reforms

XVIII century: on the threshold of Peter's reforms

This article talks about the reasons for the reforms or changes carried out by Peter I in the light of the development of the mentality of society. It continues the story about the evolution of the Russian state, begun in previous...
How the Wehrmacht stopped the Anglo-American Avalanche

How the Wehrmacht stopped the Anglo-American Avalanche

The Anglo-American troops, despite complete superiority at sea and in the air, and significant manpower, were unable to immediately capture most of Italy. By the end of September 1943, the Allies...
Austria between the world wars

Austria between the world wars

This was a time when other peoples who were once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire greeted their independence with great enthusiasm, while the Austrians, once the dominant ethnic...
The war that brought the USSR and India closer together

The war that brought the USSR and India closer together

Global changes in the world and internal political changes in the USSR led to a certain adjustment of the Soviet foreign policy course in South Asia. By the early 1970s, the USSR had finally strengthened...
Unknown war. Terror against terror

Unknown war. Terror against terror

On July 7–8, immediately after the speech of the left Socialist Revolutionaries in Moscow, riots broke out against opponents of Soviet power in Rybinsk and other cities. It is clear that they were defeated and their participants were shot. But...
The Unknown War: Hot Summer of 1918

The Unknown War: Hot Summer of 1918

The summer of 1918 was truly hot. Soviet Russia found itself surrounded by fronts, and even inside the “besieged fortress” not everything was in order....
Henry the Navigator

Henry the Navigator

The XNUMXth century marked the beginning of the era of grandiose geographical discoveries - the period from the beginning of the XNUMXth century to the beginning of the century of the VII century, when the ships of European pioneers sailed around the world in search of new...
“There was Kudeyar-ataman”

“There was Kudeyar-ataman”

Ataman Kudeyar is almost forgotten these days, but legends and traditions about him were popular even at the beginning of the XNUMXth century...
The final chord of French Hindustan

The final chord of French Hindustan

The exodus of the French from India, almost peaceful compared to the British, happened only seven years later...
Operation Baytown. Allied landing operation in Italy

Operation Baytown. Allied landing operation in Italy

England and the USA expected much more from Italy's exit from the war on the side of Germany. However, the Italian army was quickly disarmed and was unable to help the Allies. The Italians lost 20-30 thousand....